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The period beginning around 1970 and noted for the abundant publication, consumption, and manipulation of information, especially by computers and computer networks.
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(Sociology) a time when large amounts of information are widely available to many people, largely through computer technology
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A description of the modern period in which the manipulation of information has become a major global industry.
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|Noun||1.||information age - a period beginning in the last quarter of the 20th century when information became easily accessible through publications and through the manipulation of information by computers and computer networks|
modern era - the present or recent times
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