impact of ICT on society

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  • ICT helped develop a range of treatments for a range of illnesses
  • artificial and bionic limbs are used that respond directly to a patients nerve endings and are fixed directly to the body like a normal limb
  • patients data is stored on electronic databases so its more accessible to doctores. if a patients is injured and is unable to tell the doctor their medical history, the this data can ensure that no drugs that the patient is allergic to are given and will increase the speed or treatment and recovery
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  • learning is more interactive as teachers can prepare more dynamic lessons using multimedia due to smartboards, that allow a computer screen to be displayed to the rest of the class, meaning video, presentations and other multimedia can be used
  • student data is stored on school databases allowing teachers to record student marks and track progress
  • students lave larger source of information due to the internet: they can use revision websites, video tutorials, podcasts and games to help with their learning
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public safety

  • police and fire service have specialist equipment such as CCTV cameras and heat sensing cameras
  • police use technology to help catch crinimals quicker. face recognition software is used in towns and cities to identify a crinimal and track them down
  • ANPR cameras are used in police cars and alert them to cars with no insurance or tax as these cameras are connected to the national database
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national security

  • technological advancements have occured due to war. new planes that can reach the sound barrier quickly and can fly themselves are being developed
  • development of a new Concorde that can fly from England to Australia in 30 minutes
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change in language

  • due to internet chatrooms and texting new words are developing
  • some people think that this should stop and children should be better educated
  • but others say that this is just another development in the english language
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