What is information superhighway?
The information superhighway is another term used for describing the Internet. This is a means of transferring data, music, video, and information through a series of networks.
Randall L. Carlson has written: 'The information superhighway' -- subject(s): Economic aspects, Economic aspects of Information superhighway, Economic aspects of Interactive multimedia, Economic aspects of Telecommunication, Information superhighway, Interactive multimedia, Strategic alliances (Business), Telecommunication
Any mechanism that permits the high speed transfer of data from one computer system or network to another, like the Internet, cable, broadband, etc. The World Wide Web is the ultimate information superhighway. The term is associated with Al Gore who introduced the term in 1978. See related links for more information (via the information superhighway!)
information superhighway = you can access almost any kind of information in a matter of moments through a network of wires cyberspace = the internet is basically it's own little world, but it's not tangible. Cyber's definition: of, relating to, or characteristic of the culture of computers, information technology, and virtual reality. So there you have cyberspace.
The web is called 'The Information Superhighway' because you can find basically any piece of information you want at your fingertips, this saves you going into library's and reading through books until you find the information you want. This is not the exact answer but this is my theory behind it, i also think that the proper answer will be detailed and correct but this is the short simple version which is easy to understand.
A common term that describes the combination of traditional computer and communication technologies is?
Giampiero Giacomello has written: 'National governments and control of the Internet' -- subject(s): Access control, Cross-cultural studies, Government policy, Information superhighway, Internet, Internet industry, Social aspects of Information superhighway, Social aspects of Internet, Telecommunication policy