Technology Friend or foe?

From E-Shopping To e-business, people everywhere are rubbing up against technology. Sometimes it's fun, sometimes it's awful, but no one doubts that the electronic revolution is here to stay. With that in mind, the Sentinel contacted four information technology specialists and asked them to comment on how the revolution is leading us into the twenty-first century.

Clinton Staley is a professor of computer science at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo. He is also a software developer with many years of experience. Curtis Edge is manager of information technology for The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston. Before that, he was director of education and technology at the North Carolina Supercomputing Center. Mandeep Maini is responsible for applications strategy and program management at the Software Manufacturing Division of Compaq Computer Corporation. Stephen Vincent, an independent computer consultant with an international clientele, helps businesses plan their computer strategies and assembles the systems they need.

Mother, I think I'm ready
November 1, 1999

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