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  • ICT
    • computer related injuries
      • RSI
        • caused by repeating the same motion
        • stopped by taking regular breaks
      • stress
        • caused by over load of work
        • share your work with other people
      • Eye strain
        • caused by staring at a screen for too long
        • have regular eye tests
      • back pain
        • caused by sitting incorrectly on a chair
        • prevented by using ergonomic equipment
          • ergonomics is specialised equipment to help avoid computer related injuries
      • environment
        • don't sit with food and drink near a computer
      • law
        • employers have to follow health and safety act 1974.
        • data protection act
          • copyright makes it illegal to copy work
        • computer misuse act
          • hacking fraud
      • harmful bacteria
    • collaborating working
      • ways of collaborating working
        • email
        • online work space
        • online forum
        • blogs
        • VoIP
          • video calls
        • wikis
        • social networking
      • when two or more organisations work together
      • allows people to add to other documents
      • you can share ideas
        • get more work done
        • better ideas
    • online workspace
      • provides a place for people to work online
      • helps students and teachers work together
    • social networking
      • online community that links people together from personal information
      • advantages
        • easy for people to use
        • often free to use and join
        • easy to make new friends
        • helps people stay in contact
        • easy to share different types of information e.g. pictures
      • disadvantage
        • some people make flase profiles
        • online bullying
        • can waste people time
        • loss of privacy
        • can lead to identity theft
    • security issues
      • blue jacking
        • miss using blue tooth
          • use anti virus
            • access to data without permission
              • cons people by email or text
                • spreads over devices
            • storing passwords
            • can lead to identity theft
            • theft
      • viruses
        • spreads over devices
      • cookies
        • storing passwords
      • unsecured wireless networks
        • lets people use other peoples connection
          • can lead to identity theft
      • phishing
        • cons people by email or text
        • hackers
          • access to data without permission
          • physical threats
            • theft
          • spyware
            • allows people to look at your information
              • use anti virus
            • not your moeny
          • access to ICT
            • effected by economics
              • better paid jobs
              • better range of services
            • rise is globerslation
            • educational
              • better at school
              • improve skills
              • personal learning
          • scenario
            • at the start of the paper helps you with rest of questions
            • types of questions
              • list
              • state
              • Untitled
          • mobile broadband
            • advantages of 3G
              • better coverage
              • security is more secure
              • speed is faster than WIFI
            • disadvantages of 3G
              • cost is more and can be more expensive if you go abroad
              • download limits are strict and set by providers
              • 3G has a lower speed than WIFI
          • peer to peer network
            • digital devices communicate directly with each other
              • can take place wirelessly or wired
          • paying for good online
            • 3rd party organiser
            • credit card
              • safety
              • security
              • pay it bakc
            • debit card
            • gift card
          • Sustainability of ICT
            • E-Waste
              • old computer equipment ends up as electronic wate
                • more developed countries are now sending e-waste to less developed countries
                  • switch off devices
                • use devices as long as possible
            • pollution
              • toxic substances from e-waste can get into soil and water
                • produces global warming due to larger computers needing to cool down.
                  • recycle or reuse old devices
                    • sell parts to reuse them
            • finite resources
              • elements used to create the digital divide are in short supply.
                • electricity comes from non-renewable resources such as coal and oil.
                  • use solar powered devices
                • locate In cool climates for cheap sustainable
          • digital divide
            • social
            • educational
            • cutleral
            • envornmental
        • telecommute is working from home over the internet
          • cloud allows you to access files anywhere
          • research potential employees
          • people feel pressured
          • people feel left ouut
          • defamatory posts are like newspapers
        • some countries sensor information to control access from social networking
        • security can prevent terrorism online

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