Communication Technology Update and Fundamentals



Personal Computers

Chris Roberts, Ph.D., and Michael Andrews, M.A.*


Why Study Personal Computers?

As business and technology continue to evolve, computers remain fundamental to the development and economics of every communications technology highlighted in this book, often disrupting business and technology.

The dramatic improvements in size, power, and price of computers make their development techniques worthy of application to other fields.

As computer usage continues rising worldwide, there are profound implications for education, communication, economics, and politics.


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