Impact of ICT

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Dec 3, 2013 (3 years and 8 months ago)

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Impact of ICT

Social



How is social interaction affected?



Work and home life
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never stops
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no line between them



Communication
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can contact people all over the globe



Social problems



Change in job patterns and how this impacts on social factors



Problems
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cybercrime, lack of exercise, paedophilia

Cultural



Access to information about different cultures



Communication links



Cultural shift in art, music and film



Cultural development can be hindered by lack of access to the internet



Dating, marriage
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most marriages now met online


Real life

The Boston marathon killer caught on film?



Through photographs and videos of civilians at the marathon police collated two suspects by
comparing images and putting them together with CCTV.


Will computers kill handw
riting?



Children no longer learning how to handwrite as using IPads, IPods and tablets more in
schools for education and learning.

For more, look on blog under ict discussion stories


Legal

1.

In what ways has technology aided crime prevention?

Technology has aided crime by creating ICT security such as passwords.
Moreover, the

police nation computer a nationwide database allows police around the country to
communicate and share information in order to catch a criminal. CCTV cameras (closed
circu
it television)
are
dotted around cities, towns and main roads. They are used to spot
trouble and monitor traffic. The CCTV feeds go back to a local control room as shown above.
Staff monitoring the cameras can send a radio message to the police despatch co
ntrol
centre to send a police patrol to an incident if needed.



Real life
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More than 200 police officers and support staff in Britain's biggest force have been caught
accessing the highly sensitive Police National Computer for their own ends.


2.

In whatways

has it helped criminal activity?

However, its helped illegal downloads on music, film and pornography and has allowed easy
access for paedophiles.

Real life
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organised London riots on twitter


Economic



Bit coin
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virtual currency




A lot of the times rich l
ist are entrepreneurs




What happens to those without the funds to purchase technology as more services move
online?




Giving thirs world countries mobile phones to contact doctors in America to obtain a
diagnosis and get them out of poverty