Technology and Human Life Technology includes: Cell phones Computers Portable devices Satellites Radios Automobiles Videos games
Technology Technology has impacted all of our lives in different ways. As with all things, there are both positive and negative aspects of technology.
Daily Life Technology has improved the way we live. Examples: Shopping Going to College Making travel plans Entertainment (online music)
Communication Devices The cellular phone allows us to communicate in new ways. –Examples: From your car Text messaging Picture phones
Communication Wireless technology (WIFI) has allowed computing from anywhere. Examples: Wireless network laptops Bar coding devices Communicate from remote area (Iraq). GPS ( global positioning satellite in automobiles) Satellite radio
Work Technology has allowed people to work at home. Outcomes: --Pros No commuting Raising children --Cons Dont get to know co- workers well Loose space in your home
Discovery Technology has enabled us to discover new places: Undersea camera Mars robot Hubble telescopes
Examples of Negative Aspects of Technology Loss of jobs to technology Less personal service such as: Recorded voices instead of people for tech support Requires more electricity Cyber crime
Technology Technology, even with its minor aggravations, has allowed us to see many advances in business, industry, and education.
Created by Lela Haynes, M.ed. LNLC Teacher PowerPoint was taken from Shelby County Technology Scope and Sequence http://www.shelbyed.k12.al.us/tech/cos/4. scboe.htm