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Jessyca Lam

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Technology What is Technology ? Why is it important? Education Business Technology is a tools, machines and
control devices used to carry out tasks
and the principles, techniques and reasoning
which accompany them (Watson, 2011, p92). Health and Safety




Entertainment -Assistive Technology

- Infrared sensor

- Food Regulation - E-learning

- Motivation

- Softwares - Convenience

- Reducing costs

- Accuracy

- Management Background Health and Safety Drawbacks of Technology 1. Less value in human (machine slaves)

2. Less privacy

3. Traditional art

4. Addiction & Dependency

5. Pollution Entertainment - Division effects

- Products (toys, smartphone, wii)

- Internet (social network, e-shop, channel) Contd. 6. Health problem

7. Product

8. Plagiarism

9. Inaccuracy of information Presenters : Kyle Wong, Jessyca Lam, Ethan Yeung References Conclusion Addiction & Dependence Less value in Human Less Privacy Traditional Art Pollution Health Problem Products Standardization Plagiarism Inaccuracy Information The End Thank-you Environment -Renewable energy


-Purification http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-21548117 -BP oil spill trial told it 'put profits over safety'

- -Minor oil spills are often bigger than reported http://www.nature.com/news/minor-oil-spills-are-often-bigger-than-reported-1.12307 Schrope, M., 2013. Minor oil spills are often bigger than reported. Nature, [online]28 January. Available at:<http://www.nature.com/news/minor-oil-spills-are-often-bigger-than-reported-1.12307>[Accessed 15 March 2013]

Anon., 2013. BP oil spill trial told it ‘put profits over safety’. BBC, [online] 25 February. Available at<:http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-21548117>[Accessed 15 March 2013].

Nguyen, B., 2011. Addicted to your smartphone?. [video online] Available at:< [Accessed 15 March 2013]

Watson, T. (2011), Sociology, work and organization, Routledge 6th edition

Toffler, A. (1981), The Third Wave, New York: Bantam Books

CNBCtv., 2006. How is big brother watching you?.[video online] Available at:< [Accessed 15 March 2013] Contd For ex., George Crabb, Universal Technological Dictionary, or Familiar Explanation of the Terms Used in All Arts and Sciences, Containing Definitions Drawn From the Original Writers, (London: Baldwin, Cradock and Joy, 1823), s.v. "technology."

Julius Adams Stratton and Loretta H. Mannix, Mind and Hand: The Birth of MIT (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2005), 190-92. ISBN 0262195240.

Doctorsolve., 2010. Teens Technology Obsession
May Cause Mental Health Problems. [online] 13July. Available at:<http://www.doctorsolve.com/blog/2010/07/teens-technology-obsession-may-cause-mental-health-problems.html>[Accessed 15 March 2013] The use of the term Technology has changed significantly
over the last 200 years. Before the 20th century, the term was not
common in English, and it referred to describe or study of the useful arts.
The term was often connected to technical education as in the Institute of Massachusetts of Technology, also “Technology” rose to prominence in the
20th century in connection with the Second industrial Revolution.
And “technology” was translated from Technik in German concept. - Mircowave Ovens

- Mental & Physical Health

- Computers causing back and neck pain -lack of innovation
-copyright infringement -more ways to find gunman
-copy from the internet easily -The end of the world (21-12-2012) - Japan Nuclear Crisis: Fearing Radiation, Chinese Rush to Buy…Table Salt? -Burkitt, L,. 2011. "Fearing Radiation, Chinese Rush to Buy…Table Salt?". THE WALL STREET JOURNAL. [online] 17March. Available at:<http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2011/03/17/fearing-radiation-chinese-rush-to-buy-table-salt/>[Accessed 15 March 2013]. Contd -Kelly, J., 2012. Mayan prophecies: Life after the (non) end of the world. BBC [online] 21 Dec. Available at:<http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-20712815>[Accessed 15 March 2013]. -Boryslewicz,L., (2010). “A strategy for Collaborative Aging Research in the UK”. Medical Research Council

-Evans, N., Harris, N. and Kuppuswamy, A. (2011). “A smarter future: technology to enhance an independent lifestyle for our future selves”. -Bertrand, B, L., 2012. "Mutual impacts of product standardization and supply chain design. " Considering if there are no computers, cell-phone or modern transport system, how is our life or human life would be? Nowadays, people are highly restricted due to the unavailability of technological applications, no matter in study, business, economy or even leisure. Technology is playing an important role, bringing us a more colorful and brightness life. Some people say that we should be thankful to technology but at the meantime, we should think about what bad influences that technology have been bringing to us, harming or poisoning our life which making people too rely in technology. So should we still be thankful to technology? It is an interesting question for all of you to consider.
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