Glossary of Terms
Index of frequently referred to terms and concepts

This is an index of frequently referred to terms used within the contents or materials published on the Career Center website. These terms have a specific meaning or implication within the Career Center context, which – in some cases – does not necessarily correspond to what most people tend to understand when encountering the term.

collapses geography
Implies that time and space restriction, segregations and divisions, increasingly becomes less of an obstacle when doing business, conduct work activities or being involved in the economy.
Economy is pertaining to the production, distribution, earning and use of income, wealth and commodities. In essence, economy is what does people do to earn a living and is an indication of how prosperous communities are.
The surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal or plant lives or operates. In its most literal sense, 'environment' simply means 'surroundings'. Hence the environment of an individual, object, element or system includes all of the other entities with which it is surrounded and/or interacts with.
Forces such as... religion, culture, politics, economics, conspiracies, citizenship, patriotism, ...and the likes.
Globalization is the the worldwide movement toward economic, financial, trade and communications integration. Globalization implies the evolving of local and nationalistic perspectives to a broader outlook of an interconnected and interdependent world with free transfer of capital, goods and services across national frontiers. However, it does not yet incorporate the unhindered movement of labor and - as suggested by some economists - might bruise smaller or fragile economies when applied indiscriminately.
A merging 0f human & android application, which implies individuals performing as trained algorithms, mainly employing a set of rules to be followed with obstacle-solving operations, lacking any creativity, improvisation and/or context.
modern day technologies
Available modern day technologies such as Skype, Hangouts, DropBox, WhatsApp, FaceBook, LinkedIn, Emails, Cellphones, ...etc.
signal to noise ratio
The 'signal to noise ratio' implies the difficuly we experience to allocate and identify useful/worthwhile/meaningful information, amongst the many useless information we are bombarded with on a daily basis. Thus, the frustration we experience to separate the wheat from the chaff.
Technology imply and refer to all methods, systems, processes and devices which are the result of scientific knowledge being used for practical purposes (e.g.  cellphones, computers, the Internet, ...etc.).

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