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Technology - Technology is a broad concept that deals with a species' usage and knowledge of tools and crafts, and how it affects a species' ability to control and adapt to its environment. In human society, it is a consequence of science and engineering, although several technological advances predate the two concepts. Technology is a term with origins in the Greek "technologia", "τεχνολογία" — "techne", "τέχνη" ("craft") and "logia", "λογία" ("saying").[1] However, a strict definition is elusive; "technology" can refer to material objects of use to humanity, such as machines, hardware or utensils, but can also encompass broader themes, including systems, methods of organization, and techniques....   [tags: Technology Research] 1599 words
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Technology - In today's world, technology is constantly changing from a new paperclip to an improvement in hospital machinery. Technology lets people improve the way they live so that they can preserve their own personal energy and focus on the really important factors in life. Some people focus their energy on making new innovations to improve transportation and the health of people that may save lives and some people focus on making new designs of packaging CDS. Technology is significant in everyone's life because it rapidly changes what is in the market....   [tags: Cause Effect Technology Positive Negative] 1170 words
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Technology Transfer - ... However, this chapter lists the channels through which technology is transfer. The channels are formal and informal channels. There are several procedures in a formal channel of technology transfer. Among these procedures are foreign direct investment which represents main channel of technology transfer to other country and sometimes they take full or limited claim of the ownership of their foreign subsidiary. Another form of formal channel of technology transfer is turnkey plant. In this type of technology transfer, the donor basically takes the responsibility production in their foreign subsidiary by using several technical knowledges and skills transferred from the donor....   [tags: Technology] 867 words
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Technology is Eden - ... Instead with the advancement in technology, we have more freedom to choose and decide what technology to use for certain tasks. We are able to make more money and which allows many opportunities for a better life. It is said that with technology people are losing their respect for religion and that religion is becoming less sacred, but this is not true. Technology doesn’t keep the person away from religion; in fact, technology is an aid for different religious groups to spread their religion....   [tags: Technology] 668 words
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Assitive Technology - ... The teacher is currently taking digital photos of the student performing the steps of the various tasks. The digital images are being placed into a program called PhotoStory3, which allows the teacher to record auditory cues for each image. This presentation is then converted for use with the iPod Touch so that the student can play back a video as he performs the steps of the tasks. Currently, the student has been receptive to these prompts and is exhibiting positive progress, eliminating the need for the prompts of the aide....   [tags: Technology] 1749 words
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(In)Dependent on Technology - ... Previously, parents were the ones that taught the lessons of patience to their children; now it seems that technology is teaching them the opposite. A recent study by the Kaiser Family Foundation, a foundation conducting nation-wide studies on how media and health are related, uncovered some haunting statistics regarding children and technology. The study showed that on average a child watches five hours of television, listens to two and a half hours of music, and plays three hours of Internet and video games each day (KFF 2-3)....   [tags: Technology ]
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Communication Technology - ... Leaving without technology will be totally impossible as this has become every day’s application as more and more people are gaining knowledge on how to make use of the communication tools to improve their ways of living and staying informed on the current technology to avoid being left behind. New technologies are being developed daily which shows that the industry will continue to grow and expand. People will continue using these technologies to improve their standards and to stay informed The importance of technology in life The present technology has found its use in almost every sector making the industries, businesses and institutions to use it for their daily activities since it brings a lot of benefits....   [tags: Technology ]
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Technology Dependence - ... They even have technology the nurses can use to actually hear the patients, “Medical staff in the area wear ‘voice badges’ around their necks. When a patient presses the call button, the system alerts the nurse closest to the patient. Using the system, the nurse can ask the patient what is needed and respond" (Boen). Many doctors agree that these systems of communication benefit them nicely, “It avoids a lot of extra steps, said Judy Boeger, senior vice president and chief nursing officer at Parkview Health” (Boen)....   [tags: Technology]
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Technology and Cultures - ... The materials that are used are locally available (palm kernels and table salt, for example, are readily available household items) and the processes are effective. Traditional technologies are developed to meet material or economic needs: to deal with specific problems of material survival. They can be seen as having direct connections with social problems and as being appropriate to meeting certain basic, however, one could acquire skills without understanding the relevant scientific principles....   [tags: Technology]
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RFID Technology - ... This means that the tag does not need to be subject to the elements. RFID tags can also be read much more quickly than barcodes. Where barcodes need to have a device pointed directly at them to scan them, RFID tag readers need only be within range of the transmitting signal. This allows scanning process to be much more automated. Finally, RFID tags can be read almost simultaneously (mostly due to the high speed reading and use of different wave lengths) (What is RFID, n.d.). Issues Just as all other technologies have such difficulties, RFID technology has obstacles to overcome....   [tags: Technology]
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Future Of Technology - Moving Backwards: The Future of Technology in Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards. Aldous Huxley It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity. Albert Einstein. In our world today, people have put reading, and books, behind them. They have lost focus on an extremely important learning method. Reading not only helps us to learn vital information, but it also allows us to use our imagination....   [tags: Technology] 1535 words
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Technology Crisis - ... From the nuclear bomb to genetic engineering, the face of our whole planet has been altered because of these effects. Throughout our history humans have abused technology. Every time there is a scientific breakthrough, scientists handle the new discovery like a child handle’s a new toy on Christmas morning. They get overly excited and don’t think of the consequences like what would happen if that toy broke, and in the case of science what would happen a nuclear bomb went off or genetic engineering was used to perfect the human body....   [tags: Technology]
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Gender and Technology - ... Due to the fact that women make up the largest economic workforce of both developed and developing countries, devising a solution to various issues affecting women in reference to access to and use of ICT would be beneficial to economies of these countries (Primo, 2003). Though the ease through which advancement in technology can transmit and distribute information for purposes of development is well known, women’s access to various technological gadgets cannot be presumed to take place naturally when gender-insensitive strategies and technologies are put in place....   [tags: Technology]
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Appropriate Technology - ... Some of the renewable energy technologies are biomass, hydropower, wind; solar photovoltaic, geothermal, solar thermal etc. all these technologies of renewable energy have both pros and cons. For example geothermal energy is an energy that is generated from the rock mass below the earth’s surface. This type of geothermal energy has been developed by using hydrothermal energy which consists of trapped steam or hot water. The steam or water that is trapped from the earth’s surface is transformed to electricity by closed-loop system however, the amount of electricity produced usually depends on the system is use to convert it to electricity....   [tags: Technology] 923 words
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Teens and Technology - ... Social networking sites are really popular in general. 72 percent of teens have a social networking website (Social Networking Statistics). Social networking makes things easier for teenagers overall. They can see what their friends are up to. They can tell their friends what they’re doing also. It’s an easier way for them to talk to each other. Talking on these can be private or public. Teenagers seem to be comfortable with saying what they feel on these social network websites. There are also online blogs that they can write all their feelings to such as Tumblr....   [tags: Technology ]
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Technology in Education - ... There are free e-books available for referencing and guidance. According to a survey made in US in 2005 by Fox, from the academic year 1998 – 99 to the academic year 2003 – 04 there has been an increase of 23 % of teachers who use internet for making their lectures and instructing in classrooms. In the academic 2003 – 04, seventy – seven percent of schools – public schools – had a majority of teacher who prefer to use internet for teaching (Fox, 2005). Technology made learning easier than classical ways of learning....   [tags: Technology ] 1681 words
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Push Technology - Five thousand years ago, with the invention of writing, the human species took its first jump towards a technological civilization. The second one came only in the last half of the XV century, with the invention of press, by Gutenberg. The possibility of reproducing thousands of identical copies of the same document has taken to the creation of the first magazines and journals, a revolutionary concept. But this occurred in a slow and grad way: the first scientific journal pressed, for example, was released just in 1665, 200 years after....   [tags: Technology] 1053 words
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Technology and Participation - ... In this way student participation can be measured with the increased use of technology such as laptop computers (Arend, 2004). “According to my study, it appears that use of laptops and the Internet also increases student interaction with academic content, another indicator of engagement” (p.32). While laptops hold a common place in colleges, increasing use in elementary education is yielding promising results. Floydada Independent School District has a total technology immersion program in which all students have laptop computers provided to them (Vaughn, 2010)....   [tags: Technology]
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The Evils of Technology - ... I feel technology has made my writing skills suffer. I have found myself using short cuts in my formal assignments and have to erase everything I have written and start over. Technology has negatively affected my skills and I despise it for that. People from older generations seem to agree that our writing skills have suffered. As defined by Dictonary.com an “addiction is the state of being enslaved to a habit or practice or to something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming.” Technology has those affects on a significant amount of the population....   [tags: Technology ]
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Learning with Technology - ... What could a teacher possibly offer students that would be better than personalized learning. Nothing. Technology is making it possible for students to receive individualized attention and to work at their own pace. To go one step further, personalized education could extend not just to the presentation of information, or the amount of time or interaction with material, but could extend to the information itself. In today’s digital age, information is available everywhere. “Schools no longer have control over information and the information sources that people encounter and find relevant” (Säljö, 2010)....   [tags: Technology ]
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Technology and Policing - ... This would automatically point out the areas of the city which are affected, therefore prompting immediate action; these types of maps are referred to as spot map. Button, Sharples & Harper (2007) argues that a spot map can help an officer save time spend on tracking and preventing crime. Such maps contain necessary information about the location of the crime, types of crime, and identities of the suspects, among others. With this information, the office on call can reduce the margin of error on his/her work....   [tags: Technology ]
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Technology Trends - ... One way a library can use micro-blogging is by posing quick daily snippets of information about the library to teachers to either let them know what is going on in the library or pose a discussion question that others can micro-blog about throughout the day. Probably the most popular and well-known micro-blogging site is twitter.com (Naslund & Guistini, 2008). TREND TWO - COLLABORATIVE TOOLS & SHARING INFORMATION Collaborative tools and sharing information is the trend that encapsulates the most applications and platforms used by youth and adults....   [tags: Technology ]
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Gender and Technology - ... This is best demonstrated in the selected essays from the book and internet readings culls. For example, early automobile industry, gasoline cars were machines considered to be run by men and as they became popular and more reliable, electric cars were introduced in the market for the female counterparts (Dibbel, n d). The underlying reason being that, the electric cars were more convenient, comfortable and visually attractive and this revealed the fact that existence of gender divide has always been there even in the industries considered as masculine....   [tags: Technology]
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Wireless Technology - Wireless technology has become the wave of the future. From cellular phones to wireless point of sale devices, wireless networks and technology is all around us. In order to jump on the wireless train, one must first understand the different standards. To properly and safely utilize wireless technology the user also must understand the various types of wireless security. Once grasping these technologies and standards, anyone can implement a wireless network in their home. First, the 802.11b wireless networking standard, which is the most common consumer based standard....   [tags: Technology] 1202 words
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Evolving Technology - ... The risks being not only piracy and copyright infringement, but also a loss of publisher support, which would discourage the future development, of the participating businesses. Proof of purchase is also harder to establish as ownership is not so easy to define, since there is no physical copy of the material. The conventional retail market would also be hurt by content creators adopting this design of distribution, as their services would not be required as such. Digital distribution has also had an effect on conventional media providers, with people seeking alternatives....   [tags: Technology] 509 words
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Technology in the Classroom - ... The Smart Board is able to integrate into every subject in the curriculum. In a science classroom, the smart board can be used to simulate experiments that have been run by students or will be run. Variables can be swapped out or altered to show students, what if situations. Chemistry and biology classes can use the smart board to perform virtual dissections, display three dimensional models of molecules and atoms and can even be use the smart board as the display for an electronic microscope (DeCraene, 2003) ....   [tags: Technology] 1758 words
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The Impact of Technology - ... Then, everyday people started owning computers instead of the government or large buildings holding them exclusively. According to Hafner, the Internet grew more and more popular as people discovered its use. It became the next big thing, like the invention of the telephone in the twentieth century. Computers quickly became a huge part of American culture, fulfilling almost any function imaginable. The function of e-mail allowed people to socialize with one another and keep families together....   [tags: Technology ]
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Robbed By Technology - ... The same goes for GPS systems. There use to be a time when people purchased a GPS system, but now many are built into vehicles and even on cellular devices. So how is this system capable of pinpointing your exact location to give you proper directions. Every piece of technology is in some way, shape, or form controlled by an individual. And then there’s this recent form of technology, “On-Star”, that tracks your vehicle and provides several help options. On-Star can track your vehicle if it is stolen or if you get into an accident, but how....   [tags: Technology ]
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Storage Technology - ... The devices were relatively inexpensive and allowed for a business big or small to acquire them easily. They were also made to share printers among users and back up data on the network. NAS can be installed into any system and configured without interrupting the execution of client machines (Gibson & Meter, 2000). Causing an interruption in the retrieval of data causes a delay in processing of information. NAS servers on a network are full-functioning servers that commonly run Windows or Linux operating systems....   [tags: Technology]
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Computer Technology - ... Just point SugarSync to specific folders on your computer and those files contained in it will be constantly synchronized and available anywhere. Up to five previous versions can be restored. Some of us keep all of our digital photos at home, where a calamitous event could destroy the entire collection, no matter if duplicates exist stored in the same location. Most online storage services hosting large amounts of data require payment. SugarSync is no exception, but a free account offers 2 GB (with a restriction only on the number of computers allowed to access the files.) https://www.sugarsync.com/ If you’d prefer to deal with a Canadian company, come to the March meeting, where Canadian Data Protection, of Oshawa, will explain their homegrown backup/storage solutions....   [tags: Technology] 1757 words
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Technology and Sex - ... In 2001 Sgt. Jeff Quon was audited when he exceeded the monthly character limit on the pager he was given for work. The supervisor found personal and sexually explicit messages sent to his wife and to a woman whom he was romantically involved with. Only 57 of 456 messages sent during work hours were actually work-related. Sgt. Quon was disciplined and soon after followed up with a lawsuit against the city for violating his constitutional rights against unreasonable searches. This case went to the Supreme Court where they ruled in favor of the city and leading to the law for search of an employee’s text messages....   [tags: Technology]
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Technology and Globalization - ... “Globalization shrank the world from a vast size to a medium size and it was spearheaded by companies globalizing for markets and labor” (Friedman 2005). This has forced individuals and communities to try to fit in this globalized world. This process has led to society empowerment in different parts of the world creating a very steep competition where the first countries to undergo industrial revolution and globalization are now getting competition from developing countries. Education has radically changed to run along with the new technologies, the typical classrooms have been equipped with all kind of information, tools and even software necessary to enhance the learning process....   [tags: Technology ]
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The History of Technology - ... This vehicle was powered by steam with the boiler on the front of the car, with only three wheels. This vehicle was used by the French army and could only go two and a half miles per hour. In 1828 an electric engine was made to power a carriage. This revolutionized cars and improved the use of electric towards cars. As the years went on, cars started to become more hi-tech with more inventors creating parts to make them better. With the discovery of electricity our car engines can run fluidly, we can listen to the radio, and even have lighting either inside or outside of the car....   [tags: Technology ]
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Medical Technology - ... In order for medical technology to be safe it goes through FDA, and FDA help us prevent and harmful cause that the new technology might cause. How is medical technology assessed. Assessment are done to make sure “framework for the development of national essential health technology programmes that will have a positive impact on the burden of disease and ensure effective use of resources” (WHO). There are three types of assessments; objectives of assessment, common measures of appropriateness and benefits of technology assessment....   [tags: Healthcare, Technology]
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Technology in the Classroom - ... In essence, technology in higher-level education classrooms could potentially be a negative thing for students. In the article In-class laptop use and its effects on student learning written by Carrie B. Fried, an associate Professor in the Psychology department at Winona State University, discusses the debate about the way that computers in higher-level classrooms has an effect on learning. “While some research demonstrates that laptops can be an important learning tool, anecdotal evidence suggests more and more faculty are banning laptops from their classrooms because of perceptions that they distract students and detract from learning.”(Fried) A weekly survey was taken of students while in class who use computers and “Results showed that students who used laptops in class spent considerable time multitasking and that the laptop use posed a significant distraction to both users and fellow students”(Fried) Likewise, computers serve as a distraction in classrooms....   [tags: Technology Education ]
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Technology and Nursing - ... Many devices now have this technology, from laptops to PDA’s (Personal Digital Assistants) and phones. Some phones even have PDA’s in them in which you can read, send, and receive e-mail and pictures. When we discuss wireless, think of the transmission of data over a secured network. PDA’s will be the staple of technology that will be used in the future. For now, in 2007, most users of PDA’s in healthcare settings are physicians checking their e-mail or nurses using them for reference. We have really not seen too much implementation with real-time software to use in the emergency room setting....   [tags: Information Technology]
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Edcational Technology - One of the more demanding challenges of educational is the selection of the right combination of technology for multiple educational objectives. Every place is different. Every student has his or her individual needs and interests. Various curricula require different technological approaches. We still think that the only way to educate is to put an adult in a room with 20 or 30 students, but with educational technology a great deal can be done with machines, particularly in higher education, where students have already learned the initial, fundamental intellectual skills....   [tags: Education Technology] 1796 words
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Assistive Technology - ... Communication (e.g. oral and written expression). 7. Existence (e.g. eating, grooming). Even though each of the areas above present specific functional abilities we still need to ascertain the AT solutions that will support individuals with disabilities. Hasselbring et al., (2003) provides a myriad of solutions that may be conducive to each individual’s needs. For example, a vertically challenged individual who is playing hockey may necessitate a specially designed hockey stick and adapted equipment....   [tags: Information Technology ]
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Technology Implementation - Technology Implementation Century 21 is a very popular real estate corporation with over 8,000 independently owned and operated broker offices located in more than 45 countries (Century 21, 2007). Using the Century 21 website it is easy to view photos and details about property that is for sale. Each property has an assigned realtor who is easily accessible by clicking on a button directly next to the photos that says, "Contact Agent." A property seeker is able to get the agent's office number or can send an e-mail stating the reason why he or she is trying interested in contacting the agent....   [tags: Business Technology] 1526 words
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Technology in Education - ... Many laptops use a lithium-ion standard battery, one that will last about two-and-a-half to three hours (Laptop). If a student is away from a power source for this amount of time then there is simply nothing they can do. Another drawback to a laptop is that like any piece of technology it experiences some glitches. This could include anything from a server being down, to a computer virus, to a screen that keeps freezing, etc. There is no way to eliminate all of these problems and it is simply a risk one does not have to take when using textbooks....   [tags: Educational Technology ]
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Nano-Technology - The purpose of this paper was to become familiar with the Karrman Library at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. The idea was to help students learn how to use the campus resources, and the best way to enforce this idea was to make it an assignment. Each student had the choice of choosing one of the two following options: “Bio-mimicks” or “Nanotechnology”. They were to write a report on what they had learned through the experience of retrieving information from the library, and how they used the information to learn about the subject they chose....   [tags: Technology Nano ] 1107 words
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Cloning Technology - ... With the availability of cloning, one could extend their lifespan by replacing aged, failing parts with younger, stronger, and, most importantly, genetically identical parts. Certain organs, such as the liver are vital to life and their failure can be detected (sometimes years) in advance. Extending the lifespan of those who are propelling science and technology forward will allow humanity as a whole to learn more per generation, and provide a better life for everyone as a result. All these benefits give rise to something that many might consider offensive, wrong, or simply unacceptable....   [tags: Medical Technology ]
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Technology Expansion - ... Because of teachers' introspective stance towards technology literacy, a limited number of school districts lack ensuring the implementation of TIS (GaDOE, 2008). Many Georgia schools fall behind with the evaluating of technology literacy effectively. According to the theory of SC, to integrate technology in the learning setting effectively, a student-centered learning approach must be applied. This learning approach does not feature direct instruction, but learners acquire knowledge in contrast with learning theories that encourage prominent behavioral changes (Cuhadar &Kuzu, 2010)....   [tags: Technology, Education, Teacher] 1792 words
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Teachers and Technology - ... During the 2010-2011 school year, teachers in a southeast Georgia rural school district will explore the use of wireless laptop technology to enhance teaching-learning. This study will assess XYZ’s teacher’s feedback to help analyze comparable factors and points to promote teaching-learning with wireless laptops. Only minimal data are available on the integration of wireless laps within a K–12 rural public school curriculum. Therefore, this study will construct a profile of the way teachers perceive technology....   [tags: Education, Technology in the Classroom] 2361 words
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Natural Technology - Natural Technology With all the technological advancements and ingenious inventions our culture and world have been introduced to, it is difficult to remove ourselves from what we are accustomed to and what our expectations are of technology, in order to dwell on what technology really is. Technology, to many, may be any appliance that uses a battery or has to be plugged into an outlet in the wall in order to work. When a person thinks of writing technology, similar thoughts may take place....   [tags: Inventing Technology Writing Essays]
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Technology in the Classroom - ... A professional learning network will assist K–12 teachers with integrating available technology effectively in the classroom. Access to professional learning resources will encourage teachers’ confidence through the use of available technology and help with any possible technophobia. Research Questions and Hypotheses In this study, the proposed research question is: Do teachers' attitudes towards technology, including their eagerness and curiosity to use it in their teaching, impact the integration of wireless laptops into their instructional practices....   [tags: Education, Computer and Technology] 2805 words
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Everchanging Technology - Everchanging Technology Works cited missing While first considering how to go about completing this assignment, I tried to keep in mind the one constant characteristic of technology: it is always changing. Technology seems to change faster than most can keep pace with. Even simple tasks like writing letters has changed dramatically over the past few decades. Twenty years ago, the postal system was the most common way for people to communicate through writing. Now people use e-mail, allowing them to communicate with anyone in the world at the click of a mouse....   [tags: Internet Technology Computer Essays] 976 words
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The Internet and Technology - The Internet and Technology Technology today has made an impact in our everyday lives. Technology offers many advances in the world. One of the areas of impact is in the field of education. An important technological advance has been movies and videos. Some would say these have become vital teaching tools. Technology as a whole has made way for several new conventions, some good, and some bad. While there are several advantages to using technology to enhance education, there are also several disadvantages....   [tags: Technological Technology papers]
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Technology in the Classroom - Technology in the Classroom Technology is becoming more and more dominant in our society.Everyday upgrades are being made and new innovations are being discovered. Technology is all around us whether we want it to be or not: it is the vehicles we drive, it can be found in our homes, and can even be found in the grocery store.Every place we look there is some type of technology.I believe technology has had a major impact on our school systems and is still impacting it today.There are those who do not agree, though, that technology has impacted our schools.Eric Gormly writes, “In fact, many theorists point out the overall impact of technology on education has been quite small, manifesting little discernible change in the classroom.” [1]Yes, there are some schools that are not as advanced as others, but many of them do have a significant amount of technology in them.I find it fascinating that so much technology has been incorporated into our classrooms, but I believe that, even with all of the positive aspects that are associated with technology, there are some negative and even dangerous aspects that should be taken into account.I will be sharing some of the equipment that has been used in the schools, how both the students and the teachers use the equipment, and also the positive and negative effects that technology has had on our schools....   [tags: Technology Education Research Paper]
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Technology And Society - Technology and Society Historical evolution of technology and its impact on society In society today, technology plays an important role in people's lives and in businesses and organizations around the world. "Most technologies existing today were designed to expedite the way we manage, store, handle, analyze, and communicate information." It has evolved over many years and the beginning of it can be traced back to the Industrial Revolution where machines began to replace the manual labor of skilled workers....   [tags: Society Technology Innovation Change] 1664 words
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The Influence Of Technology - The Influence of Technology What can technology do for an individual or how can technology facilitate life for someone. As seen in today's real world, technology has come a long way. Technology has advanced in such a way that even people who are current with technology feel at times that they are outdated. From telephones that are portable to being able to send an actual machine rover to another planet such as Mars, we have seen an explosion of technology. Mainly all these benefits are technological advances which benefit our way of living....   [tags: Impact Cause Effect Technology] 1217 words
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Education and Technology - ... Therefore, based on the quantitative nature of the study, this investigation is better outfitted to present a wealthy account of the practice of teaching and learning with wireless laptops (Skevakis, 2010) within K–12 classrooms, as opposed to a qualitative or mixed method investigation of the phenomenon (Leedy & Ormrod, 2010). Thus, this study does not suggest that teaching and learning should be limited exclusively to wireless computing. Significance of the Study The significance of this proposed study will add to the literature by illustrating a more inclusive picture of the universal practice of instructing and learning with wireless computing (GaDOE, 2008, Wellings & Levine, 2009; Weston & Bain, 2010)....   [tags: Education, Computer and Technology] 1467 words
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Information Technology - Information Technology Haag and Keen (1996) agreed that information technology is a set of tools that helps you work with information and perform task related to information processing. Included in this set are seven building blocks. All together, these building blocks are called an IT system (p.8). For an IT system we need: Input and output, software, communication devices, the processing engine, information, storage devices, and most important people (Haag & Keen, 1996). According to Haag and Keen (1996) the definitions of the IT system is as follow, 1....   [tags: Technology Information Research Essays]
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Technology is Good - Technology is scientific developments that aid in problem solving and extend human capabilities. Its purpose is to help mankind, but often it has a negative effect. Guns were developed as a tool to protect oneself by killing the enemy. However, they?re often used for murder and on innocent people. Many more people die from the gun than are protected by it. Is the gun something that is harming the human race. Many argue that it is ?people who kill people?, not guns. Even if there weren?t guns, people would kill each other with different means....   [tags: Computer Science Technology] 435 words
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The Impact of Technology - The Impact of Technology With all of the new technology forcing itself into our lives, many of us can't help but get sucked into the excitement. So as we struggle to figure out where the future is heading, we ask ourselves is it good or bad. In my opinion, it's a little bit of both. Everything we do uses technology. The computer that I typed this on is one of them. On page 28 in the textbook, there is a short story on how much we use computers daily. Our watches, ATMs, cars, TV’s, and Radio's all use computers to work....   [tags: Technology Technological Papers] 1175 words
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Technology in the Classroom - Technology in the Classroom Classrooms of the future will be different than they are today; as they will include more and newer forms of technology. These technological advances will be readily available for use by both students and teachers. I see my classroom making use of the many forms of technology that are available, including: PowerPoint presentations, electron microscopes, video conferencing, web-sites, and smart boards. These many forms of technology available will serve both educational and informational purposes....   [tags: Technology Technological Essays]
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Bluetooth Technology - Bluetooth Technology Bluetooth is a Radio Frequency (RF) specification for short-range, point-to-point and point-to-multi-point voice and data transfer. Bluetooth will enable users to connect to a wide range of computing and telecommunications devices without the need for proprietary cables that often fall short in terms of ease-of-use. A global specification for wireless connectivity: Bluetooth, named for Denmark's first Christian king and not a dire dental condition, is the name of a technology specification for small form factor, low-cost, short-range radio links between PCs,handhelds, mobile phones, and other computing and electronic devices....   [tags: Wireless Technology Bluetooth] 1918 words
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Overuse of Technology - ... During this last visit, my sister was focusing so intently on her phone that she did not care to look around the room at the people that were in front of her. My sister’s behavior made our conversation immediately seem meaningless. As a result, I felt distant from my dear sister and it appeared she had not even noticed. Short question and answer texts are the only way we communicate anymore, and for her, that is okay. My sister and I argue frequently because when we are texting or emailing each other it is often misinterpreted due to the fact that we cannot hear the inflection of the message....   [tags: Technology, Health Risk] 1365 words
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Information Technology - When you think of Marketing and Technology, how would you correlate the two. Well Marketer's uses certain types of technology to improve an organization or business. One of the purposes of incorporating certain types of technologies when dealing with marketing is to: improve customer acquisition and retention, design loyalty programs, and initiate cross-selling and up-selling. Most organizations have a database that includes current and prospective customers. If they don't and outside company is hired to develop one as well as manage it....   [tags: Business Information Technology] 805 words
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Writing and Technology - Writing and Technology "The fact that we do not commonly feel the influence of writing on our thoughts shows that we have interiorized the technology of writing so deeply that without tremendous effort we cannot separate it from ourselves or even recognize its presence and influence (Ong, 317)." In this modern age of computers, disposable pens, and mechanical pencils, it is easy to forget that at one time writing was not so simple or convenient. Most of us have ". . . become so used to composing virtual prose at a keyboard ....   [tags: Writing Technology Technological Papers]
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Writing Technology - Writing Technology How many times in an average day does one think about how their shoes were made, and how the invention has evolved over the years. A person could never know the full extent of it until they tried to make a pair with only the simplest of materials to use. It is so easy to say that society does not know what they have until it is gone. For this project every tool that I have ever used for writing was taken away, and it left me more than a little frustrated. It is so hard to think about going through a day without a pen, pencil, or marker to use at will....   [tags: Writing Technology Technological Papers]
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Women in Technology - Women in Technology Women have played a major role in computing for centuries as well as men. The purpose of this paper is to gain knowledge on women involved in technology who for some reason do not gain as much recognition as do men. There are numerous women within this field worth talking about, but the ones chosen were Ada Byron, Grace Hopper, Evelyn Granville, and Krisztina Holly. The history of each individual will be discussed as well as what form of influence they had in computers. Introduction The revolution of computers had begun centuries ago....   [tags: Technology Technological Computers Essays]
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Computer Technology - ... Birta and Arbez (2007:p. 6) and Garrido (2009:p 7) claim the similar result to represent the data model in the dangerous environment, such as the experimental for controlling a nuclear reactor or studying the physical and chemical structure of the stars or planets. In the same way, the astronauts are trained in simulators to fly the space shuttle. Moreover, data model can be prepared the situation which people could not live. For example, it used to simulate for pilot learning in order to train an aviator before flying in a real airplane....   [tags: Technology, Data Modeling] 1993 words
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Writing Technology - Writing Technology The progressions of writing technology have elevated dramatically, and with each new succession of literacy and writing, spectators have contemplated the effects and outcomes of each new technological advance. After having to invent my own writing technology, using only natural resources, I will be sure to never contest, but rather simply appreciate the advances of writing technologies. Since the invention of writing itself, new ways and inventions of writing techniques and tools have consistently been developed....   [tags: Writing Technology Technological Essays]
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DSL Technology - DSL Technology Introduction The accelerated growth of content rich applications and online gaming, which demand high bandwidth, has changed the nature of information networks. High-speed communication is now an ordinary requirement throughout business, government, academic, and home office environments. Internet access, telecommuting, and remote LAN access are three of the clearly defined services that network access providers are offering now. These rapidly growing applications are placing a new level of demand on the telephone infrastructure....   [tags: Technology Computers Internet Essays]
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Writing Technology - Writing Technology One definition of writing is to form letters, words or symbols on a surface such as paper with an instrument such as a pen (www.dictionary.com). To many this is an obvious definition. We use paper, pens and pencils almost every day of our lives. It has become so much the norm that we take it for granted and don‘t give it a second thought. But in retrospect, writing can be looked at as a technology that has come a long way and that is more complex than we may know. When given the task to write 20 words or less by using something natural, I found it to be very difficult....   [tags: Writing Technology Technological Papers] 1454 words
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Technology Plan - It is highly important for an health care organization to have a company technology plan that will give that organization office efficiency in which that they can better service their clients and also that the organization themselves can have an easier way to perform their duties and also maintianing efficient files and data. I am going to introduce to the organization a network that is both efficient in what it does, it maintains confidentality, and also keeps organization and patient information secured....   [tags: Business Network Technology] 1188 words
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Technology Plan - Technology has become a significant part of the American Culture and businesses. Three computers for an entire office of doctors, nurses and administrative staff is no longer feasible. This report will explain the urgency of an updated computer system and a secure, effective intranet and the advantages of bringing the organizations technology up to date. Legal and regulatory compliance, patient privacy information, data storage, business continuity and disaster recovery will also be covered. To begin our technology upgrade, computers need to be ordered....   [tags: Computer Technology Upgrade] 1007 words
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Wireless Technology - Wireless Technology Wireless technology is a booming business that is finding far reaching benefits on a global level. Corporations, schools, homes, and cafes are implementing wireless solutions as individual organizations and users seek more freedom and constant access. Wireless Fidelity (WiFi) is the latest buzzword to capture the market in our individual quest for access anywhere at any time. All of this comes at a price. Security is a major concern moving forward, as well as having too much access that does not lead to needed personal downtime....   [tags: Innovation Internet Wireless Technology] 1450 words
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Writing Technology - Writing Technology When I was assigned to create a format for writing to take place on, I was shocked, to say the least. This project was unlike any I had encountered before in my years at school. I began to tax my brain up and down to come across a suitable way to write. I began thinking about what I could use in my very own home. Since I could not use a pen or pencil, I turned to the idea of carving my words into something, as the ancient Sumerians did. After all, as Walter Ong says, "The first script, or true writing, that we know was developed among the Sumerians in Mesopotamia [...] around the year 3500 BC." Ideas flew through my head about which medium to carve, such as wood, or even bread....   [tags: Writing Technology Technological Essays]
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Networking Technology - Short Answers to Differences (Including Advantages and Disadvantages) Between: Mesh, Bus, Ring, and Star topologies Ethernet, Token Ring, FDDI, and wireless Mesh A mesh topology has a point-to-point connection to every other device (node) within the topology. The point-to-point link is dedicated between each device so it will only carry traffic to the two devices that is connected by that link. The advantage of a mesh topology is it works on the concept of routes, which means that traffic can take one of several paths between the source and destination....   [tags: Definition Technology Network Topologies] 1745 words
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Mobile Technology - ... In this study, each student took a measurement using a probe at different points along the streambed. The students combined their data by beaming it on to a common personal computer. Then they used their handheld devices to analyze this data and prepared graphs of the combined data sets. This m-learning opportunity allowed students to focus on interpretation rather than tedious process of recording and plotting data. Further collecting and sharing of data led to inquiry based scientific practice in both inside and outside the classroom....   [tags: Technology, Education, Mobile Devices] 814 words
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The Age of Technology - The Age of Technology From the time you are born until the day you die one thing will remain constant and that is the progress of technology. Everyday there is something new brought into our world. Whether it be a revision of an old technology or just a new discovery, it doesn¹t matter, there is always progress. Today we live in a culture where technology has effected everything. Technology has come in to play a role in religion, science, and even the imitation of humankind. Today it is hard to find one thing that technology does not play a role in....   [tags: Technology Society Information Essays Papers]
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The Nature of Technology - The Nature of Technology A good portion of my life is lived, if you'll allow me the word, on-line. It might even be said that I live a double life, part of it with family, friends, and co-workers in the immediate, material world, and another part with a different (although sometimes overlapping) circle of family, friends, and co-workers on the net. Not only am I connected to other people, but via the Internet I am also connected to a collection of tools and resources that help me in my day-to-day life....   [tags: Technology Internet Communication Essays Papers]
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Writing with Technology - Writing with Technology The task was seemingly straightforward; create a piece of writing without using a single form of technology. I didn’t think this would be much of a problem. I figured I could hand-write something instead of typing it or using a word processor and that would meet the requirements of the project. However, according to Dennis Baron in his essay From Pencils to Pixels the pencil is, in fact, a form of technology. Evidently, it was invented “by joiners, woodworkers specializing in making furniture, to scribe measurements for wood” (Tribble/Trubek, 42)....   [tags: Writing Technology Education Writer Essays]
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The Potential Effects of Developing Technology - Technology is a tool created by the human race to enhance its ability to learn and grow as a collective group. Humans taper these tools, created through technological process, to their uniquely specific needs. Technology, when used in a morally sound way, can have immense benefits that help a culture grow and develop effectively as demonstrated by the society in Aldous Huxley’s novel Brave New World; however technology can be a double edged sword in the sense that it has the power to destroy as demonstrated in Arthur C....   [tags: Technology]
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THE IMPACT OF TECHNOLOGY DEPENDENCY ON YOUTH - ... Whether it is in business, education and government technology plays an important role. With all this advancement the youth are the quickest to understand and use technology and are the most affected. There are so many advancements that it is easy to understand how people, especially youth, become dependent. 2.2 Availability of Technology Technology has not just advanced but also became more available then before. Commercial products have become smaller and cheaper; therefore more people can buy it....   [tags: Technology ]
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Results of Advancements in Technology - In today’s society, modern technology is evidently developing rapidly and it is portrayed as a negative impact. It can be seen that technology is a substitution of all characteristics of life. The purpose of every technological invention is to benefit the lives of mankind; thus re-enforcing the positive connotation of technology. However, in long term it may not be beneficial; such as, education, work and leisure are all becoming dependent on technology; cyberspace is dangerous and child obesity is increasing....   [tags: Technology] 812 words
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The Social Effects of Digital Technology - ... GPS can be used to track equipment, vehicles, but also employees’ whereabouts; it is this third ability that creates invasion of privacy issues, especially if used to monitor non-work related activities. Employers are limited to a professional use of the GPS technology, meaning that the law will sanction any monitoring of an off-duty employee. Propositions to notify employees and ask for a signed acknowledgment are being implemented throughout some companies wishing to adopt a socially responsible attitude....   [tags: Technology ]
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Technology Through The Ages - ... This new type of engine allowed people to travel long distances efficiently. Another invention in this time period was the light bulb, which allowed factories and businesses to have evening and night shifts. During the 20th Century, the only additional technology related field was research and development. Agriculture, according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, is the occupation, business, and science of cultivating the land, producing crops, and raising livestock. Year after year, new technology such as the harvester, chisel, or tractor helps farmers yield more crops....   [tags: Technology]
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