Digitizing Physical Objects in the Home

Technology in the home has brought about a number of changes in the way things are being done. Particularly interesting is the question as to whether some ways of doing activities are now being replaced given the availability of technology at an affordable cost. The ownership of a home computer and particularly a "Connected" computer has brought about significant changes. Rather than hopping in the car and driving to the mall and shopping, one can now simply "Online shop" without leaving home. The inside of a bank is most likely foreign to many people not just because of ATM machines, but also because of the sophisticated online banking sites where accounts can be tracked, bills can be paid and loans can be processed.

Provided by: UC Regents Topic: CXO Date Added: Apr 2011 Format: PDF

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