Advantage and Disadvantage of Technology Essay

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A parabolic satellite communication antenna at the biggest facility for satellite communication in Raisting, Bavaria, Germany

Visualization from the Opte Project of the various routes through a portion of the Internet
Telecommunication is the science and practice of transmitting information by electromagnetic means.
Communication is talking to someone or thing not necessarily through technological means. Telecommunication, however, is talking through technology meaning phones, Internet, radio etc...
In earlier times, telecommunications involved the use of visual signals, such as beacons, smoke signals, semaphore telegraphs, signal flags, and
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The field of telecommunications has advanced a great deal over the ages, and knowing how to use these new telecommunications devices has many benefits. * What are Telecommunications
Telecommunications involves the assisted transmission of data. Most people think of electronics when it comes to telecommunications. While it is true that the radio, Internet, television, and computer networks are all telecommunication devices, there are actually many other methods of telecommunication. In fact, telecommunication dates back almost to the advent of civilization. During this time, people used smoke signals, carrier pigeons and beacons to transmit important data over long distances. * Advances in Telecommunications

Early methods of transmitting data were imprecise and telecommunication was rather limited. However, telecommunications advanced and changed, becoming far more beneficial. For example, telegraphs and Morse code allowed people throughout the country to communicate and even allowed for international dialogue. The telephone and radio broadened the telecommunications industry even more, opening up a host of new forms of

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