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computer age

n.
The current era as characterized by the development, applications, and sociopolitical consequences of computer technology.
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By limiting the scale of this valuable investment the county council will be denying many Cheshire citizens the opportunity to join the computer age.
Yates (management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology) examines how companies in the information-intensive insurance industry adopted and used technology, from the tabulating technology that immediately preceded computers, into the computer age, and through the 1970s.
BB: A negative would be how the media and the advancement of the computer age have gotten into everything associated with our game.
THE Government are always telling us we should be up to speed with the new computer age.
In Year 20 of the personal computer age, it may be that typewriter copy is finally dying but I haven't seen recent test results.
THE computer age may be blamed for the reduced interest in angling among children in general.
Floppy disk drives have been the most widely used method of transferring data between computers since the dawn of the computer age, but they soon may go the way of the dinosaur.
Rather, he affirms that we are at the dawn of the computer age and that microchips will play a ubiquitous role in human activity; from applications in business to usefulness in the daily tasks of life.
During Funderburg's tenure, the bank also opened in-store branches, installed ATMs, and brought the bank's technology into the computer age.
99) BRUMMIE author McCabe's black comedy of greed and deception is a fable for the computer age - asking awkward moral questions as it amuses and thrills by turn.
Before the computer age Silicon Valley was filled with orange groves and other orchards and the majority of people made their living off these.
However, the result has been quite the opposite, and office paper has in fact been one of the fastest-growing paper grades during the computer age.

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