While mankind has developed myriad ways of applying and controlling power to dominate and shape our environment, through the use of — tools, weapons, machines, fuels, vehicles, instruments, clothing, buildings and roads, metals, plastics and drugs, agriculture, and electricity — the handling of information has lagged considerably, perhaps because the human brain is itself so remarkably powerful.
Table of Contents 1. Introduction 2. What is Information? 3. Information, the Life Blood 4. What is Information Technology? 5. Organisation and Structure 6. Computers in Use 7. Computers for Individuals 8. Computer for Children 9. Academic Aspects 10. Community Service 11. Community Networking 12. Service Monitoring 13. Electronic Mail 14. Communication Network 15. Telecommunications 16. Various Networks 17. Model Open Systems 18. Future Prospects 19. Production of Computers 20. The Set of Instructions 21. Business through Internet 22. E-commerce in India 23. The New Generation 24. The Next Generation