The essay for this lesson is required to be 1,000 words and clearly demonstrate your understanding of the prompt. Essays should be 5 or more paragraphs with a clear introduction, thesis statement and conclusion, written in APA format with proper subheadings within the essay. Please provide sources throughout the paper and include page number where you found the information. I will provide the reading material for this order. You may use one outside source but please include it in the reference sheet. Wikipedia is not allowed as a source. Here is the topic of the essay.
The media formats available in todays world of computer information technology support a vast spectrum of uses and interests, ranging from recreational games to artificially intelligent machines that make critical decisions impacting peoples lives. Describe the overall benefits that media formats in IT have on society and the economy as a whole. Your answer should include at least one of the more popular media formats from these areas: gaming, artificial intelligence (AI), virtual reality, parallel life (e.g. Second Life), the entertainment industries, or education. Explore a minimum of two potential benefits and two drawbacks of your selected media formats for their impact in both society and on the economy.