Monster Essays - Computers and Society
Computers and Society
The decade of the 1980's saw an explosion in computer technology and
computer usage that deeply changed society. Today computers are a part of
everyday life, they are in their simplest form a digital watch or more complexly
computers manage power grids, telephone networks, and the money of the world.
Henry Grunwald, former US ambassador to Austria best describes the computer's
functions, “It enables the mind to ask questions, find answers, stockpile
knowledge, and devise plans to move mountains, if not worlds.” Society has
embraced the computer and accepted it for its many powers which can be used f....