The rapid development of science and technology in the last five years has had an impact on the level of human civilization which has brought about major changes in shaping the patterns and behavior of people. The rapid advancement of science among others occurred in the field of telecommunications, information, and computers. Especially with the convergence of telecommunications, information, and computers. From the phenomenon of convergence, nowadays people call it an information technology revolution.
The term information technology has actually begun to be widely used in the early 1980s. This technology is a development of computer technology combined with telecommunications technology. Information technology itself is defined as a technology related to processing data into information and the process of channeling data / information within the limits of space and time
The use of information technology that is rife today has indicated that the information technology civilization that is characteristic of the third wave of society has appeared. Thus the form of civilization described by Alvin Toffler can be seen in part. Toffler explained that the civilization that had been and is being lived by humankind was divided into three waves. The first wave stretched from 8000 BC to around 1700. At this stage human life was marked by an agrarian civilization and the use of renewable energy. The second wave took place between the 1700s and 1970s, which began with the advent of the industrial revolution.
Next is the third wave of civilization which is now beginning to clear form. … Read More