Dissemination of Information
Information Dissemination in the Past
In the past there are many methods of information dissemination.
One method is to use gong
Gong is sounded from one street to another to inform the people about a special day or event. When a popular person in the society dies gong is first sounded.
Information is also disseminated in the past through the town crier. The town crier moves from one part of the town to another telling people the message sent through him.
In some part of the world, the talking drum is also an important method of information dissemination. The sound of the drum will be interpreted for a particular message which the people will under stand.
Today electronic machines are replacing information dissemination methods of the old. Notable among electronic machine is the computer. The computer has many advantages than the man.
Advantages of using the Computer
The reasons why most people use the computer are among the followings:
- It is faster than man
- It is more accurate than man
- It is safe to keep information in the computer
- It can handle many jobs at a time
- Mistakes can be easily corrected in the computer
- It can store large amount of information
- It saves time
- Computer gives good quality jobs (i.e print out)
- It does not get tried like man
To blog effectively you need the computer and its connection to Internet.