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INTRODUCTION OULU SEOUL NEW YORK MOSCOW DEUTSCH


The digital age makes in this day and age more and more changes and processes in the life of the community. An increasingly digital presence seems almost no longer even be an integral part of the minds of most people nowadays. Social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc. provide hourly information on the respective user location, emotion and action. Public transport and systems such as traffic lights, monitoring and security, and many others are on the point of also digitized and to be computer-controlled to prevent human error and to improve its efficiency. Mobiles and free Wi-Fi is already program for the development of smaller towns and is already being applied in countries such as Norway. Online library catalogs and digital libraries are in academic metropolitan areas such as university towns and the seats of large libraries already the common standard.

There are a plethora of terms that describe these developments: for example "Digital city", "ubiquitous city" and "networked community". However, these only describe aspects of the general concept of "informational city. Other departments that deal in addition to the information science / Informetrie with data and information that would be Urban and Regional Research, sociology and economics.

This "digitization of the individual" can practically be neither stopped nor reversed, because the Internet does not forget anything. But you can get detailed information about the changes, although apparently run slowly, but nevertheless follow certain rules. This site aims to provide information about how the Informetrie, the science of measurement of information and data in some of their most important representatives of cities is reflected and how the people there to deal with it.
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