Definition of Information age

1. Noun. A period beginning in the last quarter of the 20th century when information became easily accessible through publications and through the manipulation of information by computers and computer networks.

Generic synonyms: Modern Era

Definition of Information age

1. Proper noun. The current era, characterised by the increasing importance and availability of information (especially by means of computers), as opposed to previous eras (such as the Industrial Age) in which most endeavours related to some physical process or product. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Information Age

information age (current term)
information and communications technology
information bulletin
information centres
information entropy
information gathering
information integrity
information management
information market
information measure
information model
information modeling
information overload
information processing
information processing system

Literary usage of Information age

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Protecting Our Personal Health Information: Privacy In The Electronic Age edited by Bill Frist, Bill First (1997)
"The information Age opens the door to endless new possibilities and has empowered ... Unless we are vigilant, the information age can overwhelm our privacy ..."

2. Information and Communication Technologies for Development in Africa by Tina James (2004)
"... Irene Broekman and Thomas Mogale Africa and the information age Dizzying changes in the scope and reach of information infrastructures were the hallmark ..."

3. The Future of Privacy by Perri 6 (1998)
"9 information age government In this chapter we turn to the executive functions of government. First, we examine the role of the public sector as the ..."

4. Information and Communication Technologies and Rural Development by Philip Wade (2001)
"The initial submissions had to explain in particular how the town saw itself benefiting from being chosen as the information age Town of Ireland as well as ..."

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