READING GOOGLE'S MIND
When did the Information Age begin? Some experts go as far back as the thriving manuscript copying industry of medieval Paris. Many point, more conventionally, to Gutenberg's use of movable type. Edward Tenner's answer is with the coming of the Xerox 914 in 1963.
Tenner, a visiting scholar in the department of history at Rutgers, discusses the age of information, Google, and data abundance. producers across the state.
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