The growth of the personal computer has been exponential, computers have moved into every corner of our daily lives. In our homes we use various forms of the new IT Services St. Louis technology not only as play things but also for keeping track of bank accounts, turning on lawn sprinklers or the morning coffee, monitoring inside temperature and humidity, and teaching math, reading, and other skills to children.
Almost any career you map out for your future will involve a computer in some way. Clearly, the computer user no longer has to be a scientist in a laboratory somewhere. We are all computer users. A technical revolution is changing our way of life: the way we live, work, and play. The foundation of this revolution, the computer, is transporting the way we communicate, do business, and learn. An explosion of technological advances is accelerating this change.
Already, you don’t need to go further than your home computer to get the best deal on new car, send your friend a message, order tickets to theater, or play chess with a Russian master.
Personal computers of PCs offer a vast range of technologies from road maps that help mobile workers navigate the street of the world to presentation tools that help them make their point.
Increasingly, the computer is the tool through which we communicate, whether with our colleagues at work through electronic mail (e-mail) or with our on-line friends through bulletin-board systems (BBS). Both electronic mail and BBS allow us to send/receive information via computer to computer hookups.
That’s today. Tomorrow, a new wave of enabling technologies will emerge that will continue to cause radical changes in our lives. For example, if you are in the market for a new home, for the comfort of your home PC will be able to “visit” any home for sale in the country. All you will need to do is to select an city and enter your criteria to take advantage of the ultimate real estate multi-list. The electronic estate advisor will then list those houses that meet your criteria, provide you with detail information on the house and surrounding area, and then offer to take you on a tour of the house inside and out. After the electronic tour, you will be able to “derive” through the neighborhood, looking left and right as you would in your automobile. For those houses that merit an on-state visit, you will be able to let your car take you there by simply entering the address and setting the drive control.