Batman Universitesi Yasam Bilimleri Dergisi
Cilt 1, Sayı 1  Ocak-Haziran 2012  (ISSN: 2147-4877, E-ISSN: 2459-0614)
Fahriye Gözgü, Halil Mutioğlu

NO Makale Adı
1356265044 The Changing Face of Society: Information Society and Informatics Culture

Information society and its technological infrastructure, today is a very
difficult way to catch up with the speed of the whole world is a big transformation.
This transformation/change the nature of the developments described in the basic
information and communication technologies. Information and communication
technologies, constitutes the material basis of all change-transformations. As a result
of developments in IT systems and technologies: Information recording, storing,
analyzing, and transmitting the accuracy, urgency (speed), geographic independence,
such as increased complexity and volume of information has led to many effects. The
rapid development of information and communication technologies at the same time,
technology and science has given rise to a cultural superstructure. Information and
communication technologies with the unlimited nature of the global economy, politics
and governance is the basis. Scientific, technological and economic development,
depending on the communications, information and the rapid change in the IT field,
has eliminated the importance of borders between nations. This process gradually
scales down the world, the concept of globalization; put the focal point of debate.
Globalization as a symbol in the use of these social changes and transformations, on
the one hand, positive and negative assessments are carried out. Globalization which
has become a large market in the world economy, information and communication
technologies, bringing to mind the developments in popular culture and the like, and
affects every area of life. Creating the political dimension of globalization, human
rights and liberal democracy, market economy, dominated by the economic size of
the multi-national capital and free. In the cultural dimension, predicts coexistence
of different cultural identities. Penetrate into the local culture, global culture, from
going to new syntheses of global homogenization, while the hybrid formations and
identities give rise to, is one of the most debated issues on today. In this respect,
the information society and the changing values in the process of globalization, the
paradigm of this study are the subject of culture and information. The purpose of
this study is to discuss the effects of globalization and technological developments,
the cultures. For this purpose, explained the concept of globalization, knowledge
society and technological developments, the cultures established relationship with
the positive and negative effects mentioned above. In particular, information and
communication technologies, global networks and global culture created, how it is
shaped as a culture of information technology will be emphasized.