Monday, October 19, 2009


In a knowledge society, knowledge forms a major component of any human activity. Economic, social, cultural, and all other human activities become dependent on a huge volume of knowledge and information.

A knowledge society is one that creates, shares and uses knowledge for the prosperity and well being of its people.

It has to do with a society in which the conditions for generating knowledge and processing information have been substantially changed by a technological revolution focused on information processing, knowledge generation, and information technologies.”
Manuel Castells (

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