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Published by Science Council of Canada in Ottawa, Ont .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Electronic industries -- Canada -- Congresses,
  • Microelectronics -- Congresses,
  • Technological innovations -- Canada -- Congresses

Book details:

Edition Notes

Errata slip inserted.

Statementsponsored by the Science Council of Canada Committee on Computers and Communication.
SeriesProceedings / Science Council of Canada -- 81/3
ContributionsScience Council of Canada. Committee on Computers and Communication
The Physical Object
Pagination109 p. ;
Number of Pages109
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18723132M

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The microelectronic revolution already affected employment in enterprises ranging from steelworks to any other company and will continue to affect every aspect of work. Although microelectronic and nanoelectronic controls will not sweep through the industrial world overnight, most experts expect them to be firmly established in production processes. In this modern era, the disruptiveness of technology innovations in the consumer electronics sector is fast-paced and the innovations are becoming easily accessible and affordable. The growing consumer needs, the emergence of many new start-ups, IP infringement issues, and strong competition are forcing manufacturers to innovate and continuously asses growth opportunities. Jiang Zemin, in On the Development of China's Information Technology Industry, B Market-Oriented Reform is Creating a New Micro Development Mechanism. The electronics industry was one of the first sectors in our country to undergo market-oriented reform. From the early years of the People's Republic to the mids, most of the country's electronics enterprises operated under the. The Socio-Economic Impact of Microelectronics contains papers presented at an international conference on socio-economic problems and potentialities of the application of micro-electronics held in Zandvoort, the Netherlands, in September Organized into eight sections, this book begins with the technological evaluation of microelectronics.

  “The Fourth Industrial Revolution, finally, will change not only what we do but also who we are. It will affect our identity and all the issues associated with it: our sense of privacy, our. to (90 years) - Canadian life returned to normal ending the Canadian Industrial Revolution. - The United States Great Depression effected Canada dramatically. Increase of unemployment - World War I led another stimulation in Canadian . The microelectronics industry has shown continued growth and development over the past several decades leading to the ubiquitous presence of electronics in the present day. Much of this growth has been made possible through the use of a single, versatile material platform—namely silicon (Plummer, Deal, & Griffin, ). A final section of the book assesses the extent to which this revolution is transforming Western society. The Information Technology Revolution is a sequel to Forester's edited collection The Microelectronics Revolution (MIT Press paperback, ). It contains entirely new material published between and .