yes due to communitaction reasons...instantanious, world wide. Gives the ability to store huge amounts of information... and its at the tips of your fingers. i mean think of all the paper u d use up storing all the info! it beats books for information cos u can search and find imediatly... and so on so forth.... damb striaght they are!!!
every time i'm forced to use vector for designing, i realise how much i'd rather be using hand made techniques instead. lol i don't know if it's related, but in that sense i don't like computers (although u have to work with them)..