Impacts of ICT

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  • Created on: 25-11-15 11:09
Health and Well-being Advantages
Improve hand-eye co-ordination, build new friendships, maintain relations from distance, can give fitness regime - fitness app, help to have balanced diet - healthy eating app
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Health and Well-being Disadvantages
Addiction, obesity, RSI, back strain, eye strain,
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Impact on society
Banking - online, easier access to money, risk of fraud. Shopping - shops closing on high street. Digital divide.
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Digital Divide
Causes - affordability, lack of skills, remote areas, electricity, censorship, cultural factors. Impacts- jobs, special deals on products, education - more skills and knowledge - better results, feel left out, sexism
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Impacts on Environment
E-waste - LEDCs - landfill - toxic subtances - gloal warming ( more proucts made), Finite resources - elements used are in short supply, non-renewable energy sources
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Reduce Impacts
Recycle - some companies buy old technology - give to charity - reuse it, Reduce - use for as long as possible, Renewable energy sources - some companies locate in areas with plenty of renewable energy sources (Iceland)
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Health and Well-being Disadvantages

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Addiction, obesity, RSI, back strain, eye strain,

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Impact on society

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Digital Divide

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Impacts on Environment

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