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By Alexei Dingli

The first new release of electronic Natives (DNs) is now starting to be up. even if, those electronic natives have been really overdue starters given that; their publicity to pcs begun once they may well grasp the mouse and the penetration of pcs in academic associations was once nonetheless very low. at the present time, a brand new breed of electronic natives is rising. This new breed comprises these people who are being brought from their first circumstances to the area of instant units. 365 days olds be able to grasp the intuitive contact interfaces in their pills when sitting conveniently of their child bouncers. The controller-less interfaces let those teenagers to have interaction with a computer in a manner which was once unconceivable under. hence, our examine investigated the paradigm shift among the various generations of electronic natives. We analysed the way those generations range from one another and we explored how the realm must swap with a purpose to harness the possibility of those new electronic natives.

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We also understand that we need to blend technology and operations with people. A good blend can result in a flourishing business. This is however not just limited to businesses. Our daily operations are also affected in the same way and it is therefore very important that there is a holistic understanding of blending technologies. This chapter broadens the scope of what was traditionally perceived as blended realities. The continuum of Milgram et al [220] is used to explain the different ways of how technology is categorised between total virtuality and total reality.

In the scenario where no literature explored the reality of Digital Natives, it is understandable that the first authors, such as Prensky [254], who explored this idea had a visionary approach. In retrospect, this work served as a motivational ground that set the foundations for discussion about this topic. Once the topic gained momentum, one started to see empirical research that started to enquire these visionary claims and survey the actual reality. 5 Digital Methodology 17 Most of the visionary arguments were already explored in previous sections.

4 Microprocessor In the early days of electrical computers, around the year 1945, programs were not stored on a computer [240]. On the other hand, today, the concept of memory is part and parcel of the architecture we are used to. Innovation and development of computer architecture recorded significant improvements a couple of decades afterwards. During the early years of the 1970s, we experienced the development of integrated circuits (ICs). The original integrated circuits were modules of interconnected electronic components where only few transistors were connected, generally by soldering, in their first generations [298].

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