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Technology Revolutions II: Three Short Reflections

Updated on February 25, 2013

A few ways to protect your identity on the computer

by Eric J. Specht

June 2010

Computer crime or cybercrime is establish through variable methods and goes beyond determining a calculated margin (Beekman & Beekman, 2006/2009, pp. 361). However, millions of individual’s have their identities stolen each year in the United States. Information is valuable and available at the blink of an eye with today’s technology, but precautions are necessary because our personal information is also streaming through multiple databases when we utilize the World Wide Web. One of the most common procedures people do on the internet is make financial transactions. Purchasing products online is efficient and easy, however most personal financial systems do not offer liability programs to protect you from the theft. Creditors usually offer theft protection programs and having a low limit credit card prevents large financial purchases. Websites also use encryption to improve security, so locate the address and be certain it starts with https not http. Furthermore, check the URL to be certain it is the companies’ site before you disclose any personal information. Probably the most overlooked is spam and emails, burn or shred them because recycled material alone is retrievable (Beekman & Beekman, 2006/2009 pp. 363).

The digital age is challenging the roots of our educational system


Today’s technology is snipping land-line phone cables, burring library structures, and reinventing the meaning of socializing. This is the information era and with it, it raises questions about our school structures. The knowledge of computers and other digital devices is imperative to comprehend. Careers that once did not rely on literacy, like factory workers, now depend on technology; therefore, it is necessary to be capable of reading and writing. Communication is essential, modern jobs involve interaction and social networking is primary source of today’s social realm. Future predictions speculate education will not prepare us for a lifelong job do to the continuous job marketing changes. Digital technology has many effective educational faces that assist teachers and students with all school curricula’s. These characteristics provide different learning techniques, attentiveness, immediate results and infinitive time and patience (Beekman & Beekman, 2006/2009, pp. 411-423). Above all, Technology in school structures will help children adapt to the exponential growth of technology, which is revolutionizing their lives. However, increase taxes and research implement the use of technology in classrooms at the rate of snails speed. Taxpayers will be looking at a tax hike, which is mostly never accepted and evidence that children are actually obtaining and sustaining knowledge takes years of research. Although doubt derives from technophobia cohorts, we cannot deny the obvious demand we have with technology advancements.

A Paperless School


Technology is creating a revolution that is changing our school systems. Slowly introduced in classrooms, the computer has made developing documents and receiving information effective. Ridding the use of general school practices such as textbooks, pencils, and papers with portable computers will conclude organization, readiness, and availability, overall, will be more efficient for teachers and students. Digitally sharing and acquiring scholarly documents from the internet and classroom is easier and quicker, taken and correcting tests electronically is manageable, variable computer programs offer interactive teaching and learning methods, and the hassle of lugging around pounds of material is reduced, as well as stress in preparation and forgetfulness. Technology has already begun to revolutionize our personal and professional life. Our personal computer assists with entertaining, purchases, paying bills, saving important documents, and media. Professional domains adopted the computer to replace traditional filing cabinets. Digital presentations are constructed; conferences develop over the internet, and so on. Paperless school structures will work just as well as our other domains, so as long as taxpayers give it the chance to evolve (Beekman & Beekman, 2006/2009, pp. 420)

References

Beekman, G., & Beekman, B. (2009). Chapters 10 & 11. In Tomorrow's Technology and You (Ninth ed.). New Jersey: Pearson Education, Inc. (Original workpublished 2006).

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