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This term defined by Henry Jenkins in his book Convergence Culture, asserts a revolutionary idea which contradicts the popular believe that new technologies will displaced old technologies. This term, honoring its common semantic, defines how in our technologically revolutionary era old and new technologies merge. It defines how technology itself metamorphoses since the new technology builds upon the benefits of the past one yet improving them. For example, word processors converged with the typewriter, just like the typewriter converged with the pen and paper.
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This term defined by [[Henry Jenkins]] in his book [[Convergence Culture]], asserts a revolutionary idea which contradicts the popular belief that new technologies will be displaced old technologies. This term, honoring its common semantic, defines how in our technologically revolutionary era old and new technologies merge. It defines how technology itself metamorphoses since the new technology builds upon the benefits of the past one, improving them. For example, word processors converged with the typewriter, just like the typewriter converged with pen and paper.

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Convergence This term defined by Henry Jenkins in his book Convergence Culture, asserts a revolutionary idea which contradicts the popular belief that new technologies will be displaced old technologies. This term, honoring its common semantic, defines how in our technologically revolutionary era old and new technologies merge. It defines how technology itself metamorphoses since the new technology builds upon the benefits of the past one, improving them. For example, word processors converged with the typewriter, just like the typewriter converged with pen and paper.