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information highway

a national or international (‘super'highway) network which links up businesses and homes with information service providers (cable television, video telephones, interactive shopping etc.). Each user has a ‘connection box’ which links them via a cable to all kinds of services. In the case of cable television, for example, a customer connected to the highway could select a film from a large ‘menu’ and then receive it down the wire a few minutes later. See INTERNET.
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This inequity in access to the information superhighway is, of course, the problem that ALA Goal 2000 was designed to solve.
Sunday afternoon's President's Program reprised February's national summit "A Nation Connected: Defining the Public Interest in the Information Superhighway." Presenters, including Librarian of Congress James Billington, talked about libraries' role of championing the public's interest in the Internet.
Smart Valley is a regional program set up to implement the information superhighway in the San Francisco Bay area.
Now that cyberspace is populated by so many people (more than 30 million, according to some estimates) with so many interests beyond academic exchanges, it seems inevitable that a book would appear with the title, How to Make a Fortune on the Information Superhighway. In it, husband-and-wife authors Laurence A.
The information superhighway is being built incrementally, sometimes lurching forward, sometimes sidetracked by false starts and failed deals.
NoBL is used for data communications applications to power the "information superhighway." Cypress would benefit greatly if billions of taxpayer dollars were showered on the various IT projects favored by the Clinton administration.
In which our intrepid reporter ventures down the information superhighway...only to find he needs to make a pit stop before proceeding.
With the advent of the information superhighway, the next generation of financial customers will seek a one stop shop.
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has outlined protective guidelines for parents and children in its pamphlet, Child Safety on the Information Superhighway. A number of companies now sell Internet newsfeeds and web proxy accesses that are vetted in accordance with a list of forbidden topics.
Remember all the giddy talk about the "information superhighway"?
INFORMATION SUPERHIGHWAY: Anyone using this term will be run over by a Mac truck.
One of the hottest investment topics of the last year has been the concept of the "information superhighway." The highway has been envisioned as the culmination of the technology revolution, where the entire world is wired to the Internet by a personal computer that has replaced the television and VCR allowing each person to have video on demand.

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