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Graduates And Technology In New Zealand - How IT can best be used to improve New Zealand's economy and society in the next twenty years, and how IT graduates make their contribution to this opportunity personally The Information Technology (IT) industry continues to show high growth potential. Based on updated information from the Ministry of Economic Development, the total value of the New Zealand IT industry, excluding communications services, in the 2002 financial year was estimated at $7,055 million, up 1% from the previous year, and almost twice what it was in 1994....   [tags: IT Information Technology New Zealand] 1281 words
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Bit Torrents: A New Technology - Bit Torrents Are a New Technology “Bit torrent is nothing more than a file downloading technology” is quoted in large font on the right side of website askleo.com in the article written by Dr. Leo Notemboom. The Article is titled “Is It Illegal to Download Torrent Files.” The writer summarizes what bit torrent technology is and how the law could apply to them. Overall the article is well informing to readers about bit torrents and Leo Notenboom’s interpretation of copyright laws. Also the article is very interesting and could arise some interesting questions to readers that relate to the topic....   [tags: Technology]
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New Technology in Radiological Monitoring - New Technology The technology that I have selected to discuss is handheld radiological monitoring. There are several new equipment models being marketed. One of the most recognizable and well-respected names in radiological monitoring is Canberra. One of Canberra’s latest offerings for handheld devices is the Radiagem™ 4000. The device provides the capability of monitoring dose rates and contamination levels. There are a variety of probes available for use with the meter itself. The unit is waterproof and lightweight....   [tags: Technology ]
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Scientists and Invention of New Technology - Science is only limited by the curiosity of the scientist and the quality of the instruments they use. With the invention of new technology, the boundaries of society’s collective knowledge widen with the increased capabilities of scientific equipment and practices. Because of this, interests such as ecology and population theories radically changed over the course of the 1900’s as the United States began to face land and food crises. While ecological techniques and practices were improved by ecologists such as Aldo Leopold and Paul Sears, population theorists such as Thomas Malthus and Lester Brown were able to formulate ideas and delve into the science behind the growth and fluctuations o...   [tags: ecological techniques, food crisis]
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The Era of New Technology - ::: INTRODUCTION ::: Many people cannot visualise the period of time when technology begin to develop incredibly fast day by day. By innovating products which never have place before people started to purchase the novelty as well as enjoy the revolution. The era of new technology also increase the market research as more people wanted to expand and invent different ideas to become competition. In addition the modernisation started to bring huge amount of profits so people begin to formulate more and more companies to come up with better inspiration as well as to beat the competition....   [tags: Business, Sony Products] 2447 words
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Integrating New Technology Into The Classroom - The Interactive Whiteboard - Schools are constantly looking for an edge that will help their students to succeed. One way that schools accomplish this difficult task is by integrating new technology into the classroom. Often times, the decision on which technology to incorporate is driven by trends rather than research. Schools are always in the process of upgrading their technology, often looking at what everyone else is purchasing and then following in their footsteps. Currently, one piece of hardware that many school districts are investing money in is interactive whiteboards....   [tags: Education and technology, teaching, teachers] 1139 words
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Impact of New Technology on Graphic Design - The term: graphic design means "visual communications" and it is "the art and profession of selecting and arranging visual elements to convey a message." (Encyclopedia Britannica 2013, p. 1). Visual communication is virtually used everyday in today's society and is important to have in life. Graphic design is used in media, the business and advertisement industry, and in simple things in life that are not easily noticed. Graphic design influences the world of profit-making, but also has an impact on the lives of various groups of people including children, teens, and young adults....   [tags: Graphic Design]
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Brave New World - Technology - Brave New World - Technology Technology, what is it. It’s usually something new, and better than the old idea. Technology started with cars, stoves, TV, radios, etc. Cars takes somebody from one place to another, faster than walking, running, or biking and one could go places without getting tired. Stoves allowed one to conveniently be able to turn on and off heat to a cooking utensil with less clean up. The biggest contributor to making our lives easier would be computers, which has come a long way since its introduction to the world....   [tags: Brave New World] 989 words
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Progress Report on Final Project of Revolutionizing the Internet Through New Wiring Technology - Subject: Progress report on our final project of revolutionizing the Internet through our new wiring technology Introduction This progress report outlines the work completed, being worked on, and to be worked on for our final project in ENCE 3302. The project is compromised of two parts: a strategic plan and a team presentation of our proposed product. Our team was officially created on 2/9 after everyone in class finished giving their entrepreneurial presentations. Our team, which is Amir Ghadiry, John Forrest, Tyler Howard, and Brian Tannous, was decided because we all had a similar interest in the same entrepreneurial venture: a technology that would vastly improve upon the internet spee...   [tags: Technology]
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Creating a New Writing Technology - Creating a New Writing Technology "Writing, in the strict sense of the word, as has already been seen, was a very late development in human history. The first script, or true writing, that we know was developed among the Sumerians in Mesopotamia only around the year 3500 BC, less than 6,000 years ago. The alphabet, which was invented only once, so that every alphabet in the world derives directly or indirectly from the original Semitic alphabet, came into existence only around 1500 BC" (Ong, 323)....   [tags: Invention Writing Technology Papers]
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The Role of Technology in Huxley's Brave New World - Technology, which has brought mankind from the Stone Age to the 21st century, can also ruin the life of peoples. In the novel Brave New World, the author Aldous Huxley shows us what technology can do if we exercise it too much. From the novel we can see that humans can lose humanity if we rely on technology too much. In the novel, the author sets the world in the future where everything is being controlled by technology. This world seems to be a very perfectly working utopian society that does not have any disease, war, problems, crisis but it is also a sad society with no feelings, emotions or human characteristics....   [tags: Brave New World] 1093 words
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The New Technology of Music - The New Technology of Music With the advancement of computer-based technology, music is being accessed and created in ways that were not seen only a few years ago. Whole catalogs of music are available on the Internet, some for a fee but most are free. Artists can create studio quality recordings at home with the help of digital technology and upload those songs to the Internet. As to be expected the recording industry has a severe distain for this advancement of musical technology simply for fear of it disturbing the companies year end bottom line....   [tags: Papers] 522 words
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Ethics: Cyber Privacy and The Emergence of New Technology - The recent revolutions of the world have changed how individuals live their lives. With the creation of new and advanced technology every era, individuals begin to trust new ways of communicating and storing our personal life. This has caused the Internet and cellular networks to be the newest information banks that all societies trust to keep their personal information safe. With these sources being accessed by people around the world, spy agencies are now looking at these information banks as sources to access the personal information of millions of individuals....   [tags: personal information, government secrets]
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New Technology Market: Zero-day Exploit - ... Stuxnet The Stuxnet computer worm infected industrial sites in Iran in June, 2010. The Stuxnet worm affected not only industrial sites, but one of Iran’s uranium- enrichment plants. The worm infected Microsoft window operating systems and the networks adjoining the systems by replicating itself. The worm then compromised the windows base Siemens Step 7 software used to control the centrifuges and logic controllers at the facilities. Once the worm was planted in the systems, the actor could control the worm to do whatever it wanted to do, such as speed up the centrifuges to overheat....   [tags: software security breach]
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Digital Information and Communication Technology Impact Business Models for the New Economy - Consider how digital Information and Communications Technologies have provided opportunities for developing new business models In the era of new economy, the intense change have taken place in enterprise management environment, in order to develop and survive, businesses have to innovate their business models. Digital information and communication technologies have played a crucial role of promoting the emergence and innovation of new business models, and also brings innovation to the management style of business....   [tags: New Economy]
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New Technology - New Technology In my research, I am focusing on the new technology dealing with computers. This technology includes CD writers, DVD players, digital cameras, and cable modems. I will describe each technology and then how it will effect today’s society. Technology is the way of the world now, so improving technology helps to improve the society. CD writers are the wave of the future. What is a CD writer one may ask. A CD writer is simply a technology device that allow one to record information onto a CD and then the CD is used for storage instead of using the hard drive....   [tags: Cause Effect Technological Computers Essays] 2622 words
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New Reproductive Technology - New Reproductive Technology The article by Christine Overall, "New Reproductive Technology," discusses the issue of abortion and the new technology involved in abortions. The article makes the case that the fetus is not in the ownership of the parents, therefore when an abortion takes place the embryo should be preserved for future use. This embryo could be used at a later time by the parents, or others can adopt it. The primary issue in this article is whether or not abortion is still wrong even if the fetus is preserved after it is removed from the body of the mother....   [tags: Christine Overall Abortion Technology Essays]
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The Role of the Japanese in Developing New Technology - The Role of the Japanese in Developing New Technology The character of industrial research and development went a dramatic change in the later parts in the 20th century. With most information about new research and technology being available on the public domain because of the nature of the market and legal constraints, the basic advantages of developing new fundamental technology was largely negated by companies, which had superior manufacturing and marketing technologies. This is because these companies with more expertise in “applied” research were able to transfer technology from the lab to the marketplace faster....   [tags: Papers] 980 words
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Response of Law to New Technology: Contraception - The rapid advances in science and medicine since 1950, and especially the advances in computer technology since 1980, have revolutionized the way society functions. It is widely recognized that our society is making a transition from the industrial manufacturing age to an information age. In contrast, the U.S. Constitution and most of our common law was written when people lived in an agrarian economy prior to 1850. Law has been slow to adapt to the choices posed by technology. While I believe that knowledge, opportunities, and choices are inherently Good, there are the possibilities of (1) prohibiting or restricting use of new technologies for no good reason or (2) of misusing technology t...   [tags: essays research papers] 1263 words
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Technology's Control Over Society Illustrated in Aldus Huxley's Brave New World - Technology is defined as using the entire body of science, methods, and materials to achieve an end. In the novel, technology is used to control the life of everyday people to develop new ones. The author Aldus Huxley set the world in the future where everything is being controlled by technology. Even the new born are controlled way before they were born. This is a scary society because everything is being controlled even before someone is born, in a test tube, where they get to be determine of what class they are going to belong, how they are going to look like and beyond....   [tags: Brave New World] 680 words
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America’s Adaptation to the World of Factories and Machines - Technology, when introduced to countries, was either easily adapted or was not accepted initially. Americans took to technology quickly and adapted to it as quick as they could. In the beginning they did not see anything but benefits from it. They now had the ability to create their own products instead of getting expensive foreign luxuries. But with everything new there are always some critiques about the new technology. Some critiques came with the fact that the factories were affecting nature....   [tags: materialism, new technology, factories]
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The Pros and Cons of a Company Blogging Policy - Introduction In today’s technology driven world, the old style of traditional marketing is not as effective as it once was and the price of traditional advertising has greatly increased (Willi, Melewar & Broderick, 2013). To promote a new technological project, it is best to utilize all available technology resources and the internet. Since 1999, blogs and discussion boards have become pervasive internet tools for communication and information sharing (Quible, 2005). Analysis In 2006, Kirby & Marsden (as cited in Willi et al., 2013) found that TV advertising costs had increased by 256% and only 14% of people trusted advertising information....   [tags: traditional advertisement, new technology]
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New Age Of Technology - New Age of Technology Technology and computers are increasing factors in the collision repair industry. With time being a concern for customers in many cases, the work we do has become easier to manage and faster to produce because of technology. Over the past ten years, equipment technology has increased our productivity. Today, a computerized management system helps you to quickly process repair orders, job costing, and management reporting. Some examples of this new technology are the Shark, Pro Spot PR-10, Magna Rack III, and HVLP....   [tags: essays research papers] 1061 words
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Technology Companies- A New Form of Monopoly - A monopoly is defined as the exclusive possession or control of the supply or trade in a commodity or service. Big technology companies such as Comcast, Apple, and AT&T have seemingly created a new form of monopoly, a limited supplier monopoly. These companies have interchangeable software at exceedingly similar prices. These companies work together to prey on other businesses and consumers. Also, smaller technology startups are selling to these big companies to either grow their product or just to make quick capital....   [tags: Exclusive Possession, Supply, Trade, Commodity]
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New Roots for Agricultural Technology - New Roots for Agricultural Technology "There was once a town in the heart of America where all life seemed to live in harmony with its surroundings." So begins the excerpt in Pojman from Rachel Carson's Silent Spring. Carson asks us to envision the human ecological harmony that may be the ultimate fantasy of most environmentalists. This allows us to refresh our vision and strengthen our inspiration to fight for this ideal, as she then describes the possibilities of destruction which may await this community....   [tags: Agriculture Farm Farming Essays]
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Brave New World Technology Criticism - “Brave New World” offers a view of the world as it might become if science is no longer ruled by man but man is ruled by science and thus puts at stake his freedom. Nowadays, probably everybody is familiar with the debates concerning the amazing breakthroughs in science, and especially in cloning. Brave New World shows the warnings of the dangers of giving the state control over new and powerful technologies. One illustration of this theme is the control of reproduction through technological and medical intervention, including the surgical removal of ovaries, the Bokanovsky Process, and hypnopaedic conditioning....   [tags: Aldous Huxley Novel Analysis Review] 1120 words
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Technology and Language in Education: The Effect of New Technology on Teaching Languages - Technology and Language in Education: The Effect of New Technology on Teaching Languages Annie Moore, a 15-year-old girl from Ireland arrived at Ellis Island in New York City on January 1, 1892. She was the first immigrant to come to that United States immigration station, but she was certainly not the last. According to the U.S. Census Bureau (2000), 28.4 million of the 285.2 million US residents in 2000 were foreign-born. With such a large amount of our population being foreign-born, the need for effective language education is immense....   [tags: essays papers]
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Negative Effects of Technology Depicted in Aldous Huxley's Brave New World - Negative Effects of Technology Depicted in Aldous Huxley's Brave New World Imagine a life where the technology is so great that no one ever has to be worried about being sad or bothered by all the day to day stress. In Brave New World published in 1932, Aldous Huxley brings the reader into the future of London to see just what technology can do to a society. As the novel opens, the reader learns about how the futuristic London is a Utopia, what life is like, and all about the great technological advancements....   [tags: Brave New World Essays]
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Brave New World by Aldous Huxley and Technology - “COMMUNITY, IDENTITY, STABILITY”: this is the World State's motto in a science fiction novel “Brave New World” written by Aldous Leonard Huxley in 1932. Huxley predicts the future world ironically, and I assume everyone hopes his prediction will not come true. Fortunately, Huxley’s brave new world is just a fictional world; no one knows whether Huxley’s brave new world will become a reality or not. However, technology improves rapidly and scares people that their world is gradually approaching to Huxley’s brave new world....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Community, Identity]
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The Development of Technology Curricula In The United States and New Zealand - Introduction Curriculum directs the lesson of every teacher and helps us have a structured and systematic instruction. Curriculum is often referred to as reference material which tell us exactly what to do, when to do it and in what sequence. According to Ronald C. Doll ,1996 (as cited in Curriculum Overview), school curriculum is the process by which learners and students acquire knowledge and understanding, develop skills and change attitudes, appreciation and values under the guidance of that school....   [tags: Education]
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Aquaculture and Shrimp Culture - Aquaculture in general and shrimp culture in particular have recently been developing strategies of super-intensive cultures without water exchange. This approach addresses environmental questions raised by both society and the scientific community regarding sustainable development concepts which demand a convergence of ecological prudence, economic efficiency and social equity in all human activities (Bailey, 1988; Brown, 1989; Pruder, 1992; Macintosh and Phillips, 1992; Kinkelin and Michel, 1992; Pe´ rez, 1993; Currie, 1994; Primavera, 1994; Rosenthal, 1994; Larsson et al., 1995; Kestemont, 1995)....   [tags: New Aquaculture Technology] 869 words
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Aldous Huxley's A Brave New World - Aldous Huxley's A Brave New World The New World, a man-made Utopia, governed by its motto, Community, Identity, Stability (Huxley 3). A man-made world in every way. Human beings fertilized in bottles. Identity, gender, intelligence, position in society, all predestined. Human beings classified in the order of precedence: Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, and Epsilon. Every one conditioned to be a certain way. Every one works for every one else (Huxley, 74). All man-made to ensure social stability. Is society in the New World truly better than in the 2000s....   [tags: Technology A Brave New World Essays]
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Documentary Analysis: Cracking Your Genetic Code - “The highest rated science program on TV called NOVA made a documentary surrounding genomic testing called, Cracking Your Genetic Code (NOVA, 2008).” This documentary demonstrated and described different techniques of what is genetic testing, how genetic testing is performed, and all the individuals whom benefit from these special DNA techniques. What is DNA. “DNA is material that governs inheritance of eye color, hair color and many other human and animal traits (Riley, 2005).” DNA is developed from the pairing of genes from a female and male gametes (Health & Prenancy, 2012)....   [tags: NOVA, dna testing, new technology]
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The Use of Technology in New York Rescue Efforts on September Eleventh - The Use of Technology in New York Rescue Efforts on September Eleventh On the eleventh of September, two planes flew into one of the most recognizable skylines in the world. Two high jacked planes were flown into the upper floors of One and Two-World Trade Center or more commonly known as the Twin Towers. At 9:50 that morning, Two World Trade came thundering down to the ground and shortly after that, One World Trade Center came crashing to the ground. With debris covering sixteen acres of lower Manhattan, and making it difficult for rescue workers to make it around the site, they turned to satellites, robotic cameras, and small lipstick cameras to look in voids where humans could not r...   [tags: Terrorism Terrorist Essays] 830 words
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The Use of Technology to Control Society in Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley - Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley, portrays a future society where people are no longer individuals but are controlled by the World State. The World State dominates the people by creating citizens that are content with who they are. Brave New World describes how the science of biology and psychology are manipulated so that the government can develop technologies to change the way humans think and act. The World State designs humans from conception for this society. Once the humans are within the society the state ensures all people remain happy....   [tags: medical interventions, emotional relationships]
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Ecological Imperialism and its New Face: The Impact of Technology, Capitalism and Colonialism on Postcolonial Ecologies - Ecological imperialism is an idea introduced by Alfred Crosby in his seminal work Ecological Imperialism: The Biological Expansion of Europe, 900-1900 which refers to the efforts of colonialists to introduce their animals, plants and even diseases in the native’s land to felicitate their rule. But that concept of Crosby has a renewed interest in postcolonial world especially in light of the growing popularity of capitalism and globalization. Capitalistic and colonialist invasions focus not merely on the subjugation of native but the land in which he lives....   [tags: Indigenous Communities, Industrial Societies]
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New Wave of Internet Technology and the Effects on off-line Relationships - Abstract There is a new place for exploration in regards to relationships; traditionally we meet people on the street, at bars or by other friends. However, since the vast expansion of Internet users, there have risen new ways of interacting and communicating with others. There are places on line that are specifically made to meet people in different context and environments. Some of these areas include instant message engines, chat rooms, and different other Internet based companies, which provide these services....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Over-reliance on Science and Technology: A Damaged Quality of Life As Found In Huxley's A Brave New World - Advancements in science and technology can be very beneficial, but they also pose a big threat. What happens when they are relied too heavily upon. There is a loss of communication, relationships, and freedom. The majority of the population begins to live in fear as a select few delve deeper into the next big phenomenon, or what they believe to be the means by which the society will prosper. This infatuation with science and technology will bring nothing but destruction, as it prevents all individuals from fully experiencing life....   [tags: Soma, Sleep Teaching, Mind Control]
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Huxley's Brave New World - Although Huxley's novel is set in the far, far future, his predictions are coming into view much sooner than that. Technology has come a long way, and has given a lot of simplicity to one’s life. However, it comforted society so much that society started to depend on it too much. By depending on it too much, society allowed technology to replace the use of one’s mind. In Brave New World, Huxley predicts what is happening in today’s world and what will continue happening in the near future. In Huxley’s world, everything is based on technology and the people that live there are pretty much dehumanized....   [tags: technology] 1375 words
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New Media’s Impact on Intelligence - In Steven Pinker’s article, “Mind Over Mass Media”, he argues that every advance in media technology has sparked accusations of declining intelligence and morality. Pinker believes that these “moral panics often fail basic reality checks” by pointing out that if technology were as bad as critics painted it to be, it would be impossible for society to be at its current level of progress. Instead, Pinker concludes that “far from making us stupid, these technologies are the only thing(s) that are keeping us smart” by helping us leverage large amounts of information....   [tags: Technology]
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New Developments with the Intel Corporation - Intel’s name is synonymous with the microprocessors powering the vast majority of the world’s personal computers, whether they run the Windows, Macintosh, or Linux operating systems. The Intel of today is no longer a single-minded chip company serving the horizontally-structured PC industry, but become have become a world-class high-tech innovator by contributing to the rapid advancement of computing and communications technologies, starting at the silicon level by extending Moore’s Law with high-K, metal-gate transistors, high-speed mobile broadband communications with WiFi and later WiMax 4G wireless networking, and delivering complete hardware and software solutions to the digital home wi...   [tags: Technology, Computers]
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Is the Internet a New Medium? - Internet as a medium has been a thoroughly discussed topic, especially in recent years with the rise of the World Wide Web. Analysis of relevant literature in the topic shows that the internet is not a new medium. This argument can be shown by looking more in depth into what defines a medium and what defines the internet. From that analysis by looking from a historical point of view the internet can be seen as an old medium which uses re-mediation to deliver content to users. The connection between internet and its users has helped the internet influence the way media is viewed today....   [tags: Information Technology] 1109 words
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Averting Problems in the New Millennium - Averting Problems in the New Millennium As we approach the end of this century, many people have raised concerns regarding the serious issues surrounding the Y2K problems. Although no one knows precisely what will happen on January 1, 2000, the general opinion is that Y2K related problems will cause failures of basic services including utilities, water and phone service. Contrary to popular opinion, I believe that the Y2K problems will have more of a positive effect on our society because it has caused us to analyze more carefully, the data and the technology we rely on in everyday situations....   [tags: Technology]
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European Domination of New Worlds - European Domination of New Worlds How did Europeans conquer so much of the globe, laying waste to the indigenous civilizations and helping themselves to the natural resources of the lands they settled. Was it because the Europeans were superior to the indigenous people. Or was something far larger behind the European success at colonization. These are questions that Dr. Jared Diamond, a professor at UCLA, sought to answer in his book “Guns, Germs and Steel”, a fascinating look at why Europeans succeeded in expanding across multiple continents, and why the native populations fared so badly in the face of European exploration....   [tags: conquer, colonization, technology, Africa]
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Brave New World Analysis - Humankind is an unstable race. People are never satisfied and never will be satisfied with anything in our world. A demanding race seems to need to be cradled by a vigorous and insincere government. This type of government is portrayed in Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World. In this particular novel, the government uses science and other means, such as pleasure and technology to dictate their society. Technology is a rapidly growing area, particularly in the field of science. “Advances in Biotechnology at the cellular and genetic level inevitably open opportunities for application to humans”(Morgan, Shanahan, Welsh 127)....   [tags: technology, Aldous Huxley, government]
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Meet My New Assistant - It seems as though society functions at one speed, over drive. So many things to do, people to see, places to go, and never enough time to accomplish it all. People need all the help they can get just to make it through life’s daily demands. I am no different. Many times I felt pulled in so many different directions and wished there were three of me. I needed help just to keep my sanity. This need for assistance is the whole reason my relationship with my cell phone metamorphosed into something much more meaningful to me....   [tags: Technology] 963 words
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Brave New World by Aldoux Huxley - Science and Technology have a strong influence on the daily lives of the citizens in the world state. The first influence is through the use of drugs and in particular, soma. Soma is a drug that is used in the world state by everyone to create false happiness. When john, Bernard and Helmholtz meet Mustafa mond the leader of the world state, Mond explains the beneficial effects of simply consuming one drug on a daily basis. “Now, you swallow two or three half-gramme tablets, and there you are. Anybody can be virtuous now....   [tags: science, technology, religion]
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Technology in the Classroom - Certainly technology has always impacted both students and teachers in the classroom. The invention of Guttenberg’s printing press in 1451 brought the printed word to the masses and made learning more accessible to the common man. The introduction of the pocket calculator in the 1970’s freed professionals and students from the slide rule and made learning and performing mathematical calculations much less time consuming. Fast forward to today and the technological opportunities are stunning. Students today carry around cellular phones that are far more powerful and magnitudes smaller in size than many of the first computers....   [tags: Technology] 1758 words
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Brave New World: A Book of Our Future - Our world today consists of a population of people who all want to fit in with society. With the constant evolution of new technology, people are growing further apart. With the constant evolution of new ways to put technology into our world, people have found ways to use this for good and bad purposes. We are currently on the verge of a world with a low quality of communication between one another. The technology that is portrayed to bring us closer together is quite ironically pulling us apart....   [tags: Social Media, Technology, Evolution]
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Brave New World: Warnings Pertaining to Technological Growth - Technology today is more relied upon than ever before. If one needs to call someone half way around the world, simply take out a cell phone and dial their number. Within thirty seconds, one can be speaking to that person just as if two people were conversing face-to-face. In the same manner, one has access to endless knowledge and resources by the pushing of a few buttons or the click of a mouse. The usage of social media today is becoming more prevalent than ever before because of the convenience it offers....   [tags: technology, society, dependency, convenience]
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Technology and Cultures - Modern society involves the transition of a new era: the transition is partly brought out through the use of cultural tradition, and through the production of new ideas and the invention of new techniques. The latter may be appropriated and adapted from outside a given culture in addition to what can be acquired from within the culture itself by way of exercise of the academic, evaluative, and adaptive capacities. A sustained interest in science is important for at least two reasons. It would provide an stable base for a real technological evolution at a time in the history of the world when the dynamic connections between science and technology have been recognized and made the basis of equ...   [tags: Technology]
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The Social Effects of Digital Technology - Introduction: Digital technology was introduced thanks to numerous technological improvements, which have developed and changed society. As expected Postman (1992), “a new technology does not add or subtract something. It changes everything.” Digital technology is basically any software using or based on the binary code, a coding system using the binary digits 0 and 1 to represent a letter, digit, or character in a computer or any other electronic device. Both households and businesses use this technology for various purposes, such as entertainment, productivity, communication, etc....   [tags: Technology ]
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Nicolas Carr on The New Digital Age by Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen - ... Schmidt and Cohen claim “…that only the most geeky and paranoid among us will be able to stay out of Big Brother’s database” (qtd. in Carr). Carr uses Schmidt and Cohen’s book in order to discuss how the government will enforce more restrictions on internet usage if technology gets more advanced. As noted above, Carr is elaborating on Schmidt and Cohen’s book to inform readers of what the future may bring to individuals as technology cultivates. One of Carr’s arguments is that growing technology can become a negative innovation rather than a positive one....   [tags: Technology, Virtual] 790 words
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Impact of Technology in Education - Impact of Technology in Education Introduction Technology is one of the concerns I have as a new teacher. Technology affects all aspects of our lives. The classroom is no exception. I do not consider myself to be one of those tech savvy people who can incorporate the latest program or gadget into my lessons. At home I often announce “technology free” days just so we can get back in touch with the important things in life, or the thing I consider important. I can’t do that in the classroom, I will have to do the complete opposite....   [tags: Technology ]
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Philosophy of Technology Integration - Being able to incorporate technology into the daily lesson plans offers the teacher an endless possibility of communicating the subject through multiple modalities. Technology within the classroom can be seen through proximas, ELMO’s, DVD’s and websites that are incorporated to teach the students. Educators should be open to learning and incorporating the many opportunities technology brings to the classroom. Although technology has areas of strength and weaknesses, if learned and implemented creatively and efficiently students learning will be impacted greatly....   [tags: Technology]
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Integrating Technology Into Education - “Educators today are faced with myriad changes driven by forces outside their control. Changes are not always understood or supported by teachers though the impact … can be profound” (Thompson, Jr., 2003, p. 102). Change can be uncomfortable for anyone; however, the integration of technology into education is a change that is worth its discomfort. Several book reviews, edited by Jay C. Thompson, illustrate the need for school reform in different areas. There is no one solution that would repair the issues facing these schools, but the integration of technology would be a step toward their goals of success....   [tags: Technology]
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Health Care Technology Advancement - The post World War II era saw health care becoming more institutionalized. Innovation and technology and were being introduced into the American home. By 1948, one million homes in the United States had television sets (Television Invention Timeline). Along with this, medical knowledge and the accompanying technology was quickly being developed and being introduced into the hospital environment. Formal nurse training had been traditionally hospital based. During the war, to help ease the nursing shortage, women were recruited and trained as nurses by the Cadet Nurse Corps....   [tags: Technology]
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Technology Distractions in Education - Times are forever changing, and things in life is constantly evolving to something better or something more efficient ,especially technology. College campuses are overflowing with students packing Blackberry,iPod's, laptops and cellphones. College student are obsessed with the latest technology and in today classroom such technology's capture the audience. Moreover, as a learning institution, a college hold's the responsibility to offer it's student the best technology to help them prepare for their future....   [tags: Technology]
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