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## Silicon Valley: A Scenario for the Information Society of Tomorrow

Technology is creating a society in which information forms the basic resource. The post-industrial, or information society, is a society in which information technology supports manufacturing and administration. Although tool technology is an extension of the individual's physical powers, information technology is an extension of perception and knowledge, and thus enlarges our consciousness. In this sense, information technology is basic to all other technologies.