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Technology - short summary

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1. A changing world Technology has always been a defining force. since humans discovered fire, that drives progress in the way we live New technology becomes part of everyday life It is taken for granted Examples that have transformed our lives: invention of the wheel, the internal combustion engine (Verbrennungsmotor), flushing toilet, electric light bulb, television, computer, ... Who knows what technological innovation might be the next to revolutionize life as we know it? 2. The social impact of technology Difficult to judge which new technological invention has had the greatest impact on society O Telegraph/ telephone made communication easier Washing machine: reduced women's workload → allowed them to enter the labour market Television/ internet: changed social interaction → Technology has revolutionized working patterns over the past century 3. Science and technology Advances in science and technology: ➜ Creation of new medical drugs ➜ Treatments that have contributed to raising average life expectancy in developed countries ➜ Interventions are less traumatic ➜ Recovery times are reduced ➜ X-rays (Röntgengerät) and ultrascans enable doctors to look inside the human body ➜ Genetic engineering continues to be controversial: screening unborn babies for genetic flaws → designer babies?! Parents choosing the sex of their children?! 4. Technology and communication 2014: smartphone market overtook the computer market Preference of smaller handheld devices Mobile connectivity Social networking services (connection, communication, sharing...

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information) Facebook, Twitter, Instagram ➜ All of them allow individuals to gain a little space in the virtual world 5. Privacy and crime Security services & internet companies collect data from the digital footprint (we leave from web browsing and mobile communication) New forms of crime: phishing, identity theft (Identitätsdiebstahl), cyber bullying, hacking and malware (Schadsoftware) Technology: → CCTV (Videoüberwachung), satellite observation (Satellitenüberwachung), drones →intrusion into individual privacy is needed: O To combat crime O In particular global terrorism Balance between security and freedom?? 6. The digital divide Geeks/technophiles people trying out the latest gadgets/apps early adopters of technological innovations maintain a strong online presence (blogging, surfing, uploading, downloading) virtual reality gaming Technophobes tend to view technology with suspicion older generations: digital immigrants: had to come to terms with new ways of communication and learning

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1. A changing world Technology has always been a defining force. since humans discovered fire, that drives progress in the way we live New technology becomes part of everyday life It is taken for granted Examples that have transformed our lives: invention of the wheel, the internal combustion engine (Verbrennungsmotor), flushing toilet, electric light bulb, television, computer, ... Who knows what technological innovation might be the next to revolutionize life as we know it? 2. The social impact of technology Difficult to judge which new technological invention has had the greatest impact on society O Telegraph/ telephone made communication easier Washing machine: reduced women's workload → allowed them to enter the labour market Television/ internet: changed social interaction → Technology has revolutionized working patterns over the past century 3. Science and technology Advances in science and technology: ➜ Creation of new medical drugs ➜ Treatments that have contributed to raising average life expectancy in developed countries ➜ Interventions are less traumatic ➜ Recovery times are reduced ➜ X-rays (Röntgengerät) and ultrascans enable doctors to look inside the human body ➜ Genetic engineering continues to be controversial: screening unborn babies for genetic flaws → designer babies?! Parents choosing the sex of their children?! 4. Technology and communication 2014: smartphone market overtook the computer market Preference of smaller handheld devices Mobile connectivity Social networking services (connection, communication, sharing...

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information) Facebook, Twitter, Instagram ➜ All of them allow individuals to gain a little space in the virtual world 5. Privacy and crime Security services & internet companies collect data from the digital footprint (we leave from web browsing and mobile communication) New forms of crime: phishing, identity theft (Identitätsdiebstahl), cyber bullying, hacking and malware (Schadsoftware) Technology: → CCTV (Videoüberwachung), satellite observation (Satellitenüberwachung), drones →intrusion into individual privacy is needed: O To combat crime O In particular global terrorism Balance between security and freedom?? 6. The digital divide Geeks/technophiles people trying out the latest gadgets/apps early adopters of technological innovations maintain a strong online presence (blogging, surfing, uploading, downloading) virtual reality gaming Technophobes tend to view technology with suspicion older generations: digital immigrants: had to come to terms with new ways of communication and learning