To devise an information processing system capable of getting along on its own - it must handle its own problems of programming bookkeeping communication and coordination with its users. It must appear to its users as a single integrated personality.
The first legislation that I produced relating to the Internet was a bill to overturn a restriction inside of the law that prohibited the Internet backbone from being used for anything other than research and scientific and educational communication.
I wrote somewhere during the Cold War that I sometimes wish the Iron Curtain were much taller than it is so that you could see whether the development of science with no communication was parallel on the two sides. In this case it certainly wasn't.
You know my dad wasn't a photographer or filmmaker by profession but on Sundays he would take pictures of me and my family or his pals horseback riding and it was a means of communication and affection a means of not being so dysfunctional with each other.
I have seen that technology has contributed to improved communication that it's contributed to better health care that it's contributed to better food supplies that it has contributed to all the basic human needs.