If the world is becoming a global village?

With the Internet come of age that has really revolutionized communication. The people of a remote district in the southern Philippines can now live his son a hero and idol Manny Pacquiao fight in Las Vegas, Nevada. Media has changed, from live television broadcasts of late reports to the police to chase criminals. Economics and Business has changed a lot too. Anyone can sell products and services to a global market.

The global village of Marshall McLuhan's four decadesIn his book, The means of massage, she grew up. To speak of global village is talking of progress in the telecommunications field, multiplied by the speed of transport. Commercial jets and high-speed trains can travel at the speed of sound. The Internet has its impact in almost every aspect of human existence, but especially through the media. The coverage has changed a lot. Independent cable networks competing for the quality of television news and programming. And you canAttend this live broadcast on the right, always and wherever they are. This is incredible.

There is a booming Internet market. Everything is for sale: products, ideas, services, ranging from tangible to intangible, that was literally made in a traditional village, as a commodity for sale on the market. Anyone can sell, and you can buy, wherever you are, whether in the jungles of the Amazon or in the slums of a Third World country, as long as you're connected and you have the money.

With thisInnovation in telecommunications will certainly change. The man who seemed to live in a virtual village of his life has changed. And the family slowly disintegrates. The dependence of this technique, a tool or an excuse for families worlds: the head of the family is a CEO of a large company in Hong Kong, the mother teaches throughout the state of Texas, and a son working as a sailor in the center the Mediterranean, while a daughter is getting marriedsomewhere in the Caribbean. How long this family is a family remains to be seen.

What about the people in the so-called Third World? They live in slums do not worry about the Internet except for survival. But there are those whose families are also working on the other end of the world, in U.S. dollars. You can see and talk, their loved ones via the Internet through computer stores in the center provided. Schools in these areas are not computer and Internet connection.Students do not even know how to manipulate a computer. A digital divide has existed since the beginning of the campaign on the Internet. There is in excess in some areas, while there is only one computer with Internet access in other areas.

The question is now helping to develop the positive in his life? What remains to be seen. There are advantages and disadvantages, such as separation from family members is lazy, and man, to say the least. How elseYou can move, speak, see and hear only through the buttons? And if you're tired of the press, use your imagination.

References:

1 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Medium_is_the_Massage
2 http://www.chillibreeze.com/articles/global-village.asp

Advertisements

Comments Off on If the world is becoming a global village?

Filed under Uncategorized

Comments are closed.