chapter  4
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The scope of ICT

The average handbag may well contain more computing power than the Apollo 11 capsule that first put astronauts on the moon. This was only forty years ago, but the personal com - puter was not invented then, not until the mid-1970s. Now we have a plethora of devices that continue to grow and develop, merging into gizmos with multiple uses, constantly becoming more powerful machines that can connect to the internet and to each other almost anywhere.