Definition of information revolution in English:

information revolution

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noun

  • The proliferation of the availability of information and the accompanying changes in its storage and dissemination owing to the use of computers.

    ‘The new world order of the computer and the information revolution offers the country a situation quite favourable to its unique spiritual and intellectual talents.’
    • ‘Globalization may have been given a decisive push by the information revolution, but computers and the internet didn't cause it.’
    • ‘The information revolution of the 1990s was also accompanied by the rise of neo-liberal economic philosophy and a resurgence of capitalism.’
    • ‘And, thanks to the information revolution and increased economic migration, they now know that things are better elsewhere.’
    • ‘Much of the new investment in journalism today - much of the information revolution generally - is in disseminating the news, not in collecting it.’
    • ‘With publications and broadcasting delivered free by the Internet directly to homes, is the information revolution making libraries obsolete?’
    • ‘The indeterminate answers to these elementary questions about the information revolution are in stark contrast to the strength of conviction that IT determines the modern world.’
    • ‘Citizens of these nations are constantly told about the information revolution that will dissolve the old struggles of class, nation, gender, and ethnicity.’
    • ‘And, thanks to the information revolution, the slightest hint of corruption at the highest levels quickly became global news’
    • ‘Africa has entered the information revolution.’
    • ‘The information revolution, though, has given India, for the first time, some real resources and tools to address its chronic ailments.’
    • ‘This process of interconnectedness was propelled by the dual impact of globalisation and its handmaiden, the information revolution.’
    • ‘However, if current economic and social trends continue, leadership in the information revolution and soft power will become more important in the mix.’
    • ‘They were part of the information revolution; electronic text that sent words flying free of paper around the world to be displayed or stored in profusion.’
    • ‘We are going through an information revolution.’
    • ‘This is the great benefit of the information revolution.’
    • ‘The end of the Cold War, the spread of wealth and the information revolution have changed the nature of the threats our predecessors faced.’
    • ‘One retired chief librarian said there was a time when public libraries were in the vanguard of the information revolution, but they lost the initiative.’
    • ‘The information revolution is inconceivable without political democracy - and vice-versa.’