The Web Economy/01

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The Web Is The ComputerEdit

This is a lesson part of the module The Web Economy out of the Open Source ERP/Executive Diploma course conducted by a private university.


  • The Internet Is The Computer[1]. Such a phrase was circulated by a global IT entity some time ago during the beginning of the web era.
  • Been interconnected into a large mass, peer-to-peer prosuming has created a sum total larger than its individual members and became the new economy[2].


  • Who is the IT entity that coined such a slogan and why?
  • What does it mean?
  • How does it impact an ordinary user?
  • Who benefits most from the web?
  • How does it impact brick and mortar conventional businesses and culture?


  • Publish your works in an attractive manner in your user page, stating your own views and findings providing links to your sources. Use the talk page here to score marks.
  • Create or edit sub-pages of course materials within wikiversity.
  • Discuss in the forum (link shall be provided) by offering your ideas and answering or comment on others' postings.



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