Potret Terpaan TIK dan Perubahan Budaya Pada Masyarakat Agraris Indonesia (Studi Kasus Pada Desa Taropo, Dompu, NTB)


  • Clara Novita Anggraini Telkom University


Taropo is a village located in Kilo District, Dompu Regency, West Nusa Tenggara. Its location at the foot of the mountain makes it not easy to reach. Even the people in the district capital think they are still primitive with a pretty dramatic mystical character. The lack of access of transportation also made most of Taropo people's almost never leave their village. Even though the located 80 km away from Dompu City, Taropo can not be separated from the impact of information and communication technology (ICT) development. Nowadays every home starts to have television and cell phones. Most of young people also have using smart phones. This paper will explain how the development of ICT in Taropo Village, along with the impact of cultural changes that happend in their daily life. The development of ICT in Taropo community started from post, telephone, handphone, television, laptop, and computer. The Positive impacts lead several improvement to the Taropo people live, on the other hand it reduce the value of culture and become consumptive. The goverment has vital function to educate for people mentality in receiving the improvement of technology.

Key words: development of ICT, cultural change, agrarian society of Indonesia.