RE: History of the IT industry

Subject: RE: History of the IT industry
From: "Michael West" <mbwest -at- bigpond -dot- com>
To: "'Lauren'" <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Sun, 1 Jun 2008 08:01:27 +1000

> From: Lauren
> My take on this issue is that IT requires tools that are predominated by
> computers and digital technology. The fact that IT requires digital
> technology does not mean that digital technology is IT. IT also requires
> systematized human interaction. If digital technology is IT, then the
> brain is also IT. This is not true. IT requires certain tools but those
> tools can exist without IT.

"IT" and "the IT industry" are not the same thing.

Mike West


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