Accelerate the Development of the Electronics Industry and Meet the Challenges of the New Technological Revolution*
February 10, 1984
*Excerpt from an exclusive interview with an Economic Daily reporter.
The new technological revolution is eliciting heated discussion both in China and abroad. Although everyone calls it by various names, they all agree that a major breakthrough in the productive forces is likely by the end of this century or the start of the next. Electronic computers, bioengineering, fiber-optic communications, lasers, marine exploitation, and new materials are a group of emerging technologies that will rapidly permeate all aspects of production and daily life, thus triggering profound changes in human society. Despite the fact ...