In this lesson, our instructor Jim Hague goes through an introduction of the impact in our lives. He starts by explaining the 1990's community and comparing that to today and tomorrow. He also discusses the .com bubble burst.
AOL allowed people to connect with each other via chat rooms
People began to form communities
There was a great need for dot com companies in the early 90s until the bubble burst in late 90s.
Today, 750 million people joined Facebook, millions more watch movies online via Netflix
Skype turned the computer into a telephone (VOIP)
People are starting to take classes online (Educator.com)
The Impact in Our Lives
Lecture Slides are screen-captured images of important points in the lecture. Students can download and print out these lecture slide images to do practice problems as well as take notes while watching the lecture.