Re: History of the IT industry

Subject: Re: History of the IT industry
From: Ned Bedinger <doc -at- edwordsmith -dot- com>
To: Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net>
Date: Sat, 31 May 2008 11:31:14 -0700

Lauren wrote:

> The fact that IT requires digital technology
> does not mean that digital technology is IT.

The sources and main audience for financial journalism tend to need to
talk about technical trade and professional things that they don't know
or work closely with.

Their jargon-forming mechanism might easily misapprehend or abstract the
IT<--digital relationship you described, and end up with digital==IT. It
suffices for their purposes, but doesn't communicate in the live IT
Support setting.

Thanks,

Ned Bedinger
doc -at- edwordsmith -dot- com

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