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    automobiles and incorporation of DNA analysis devices in environmental control. The word Internet of things was first coined by Kevin Ashton in 1999 to define a system in which internet is connected to the outside world via sensors (Postscape LLC, 2016). However, the word had also been slightly used by Peter T. Lewis on a speech at U.S. Federal Communications Commission in 1985. Kevin Ashton defined IoT as uniquely identifiable interoperable connected objects with radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology (Li , Xu , & Zhao, 2014). The words “Internet” and “Things” means an inter (Gartner, 2016)connected world-wide network which is based on sensory, communication, networking, and information processing technologies which can be a new version of information and communications technology (Li , Xu , & Zhao, 2014). As per (Yiu & Yau ,…

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    Has Technology Gone Too Far? Today, there are many forms of technology that help people make their everyday lives easier. Technology has helped all around the world to let people connect and communicate with each other. There are many ways that technology has helped the human race. Unfortunately, there is a negative side to having such advanced forms of technology. Especially the forms of surveillance that are used in present day. Technology such as drones, domestic surveillance software,…

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    1984 and Modern Technology In the novel 1984, written by George Orwell, technology is used by the Party throughout the novel as a means to control the citizens of Oceania. In 1984, every room in every building has a device referred to as a telescreen. It is a television screen that is used by Big Brother and the Party to control citizens by spying on every move that they make. Big Brother, the Party leader, can see every person and watch everything that they do. For example, Winston and Julia…

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    ID Number 11 Analyze the scholarly debates over technological determinism. What have these debates revealed about the nature of technology, its evolution, and its impact? The history of the United States has evolved alongside a long chain of companies predicting market changes based on consumer needs. This particular country's population, is highly varied and predicting what is most marketable across a large number of subcultures and social classes has proven to be one measure of what makes a…

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    In “Drones” and the Future of Domestic Aviation, author John Villasenor, of the University of California Los Angeles, discusses Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), more colloquially known as “drones.” In particular, he describes the precarious ethical and legal issues drones present to society in the face of their increasingly rapid development. Initially, the author gives a brief, but detailed description of the advancement of unmanned aviation technology, including the vast numbers of…

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    way of expressing one's thoughts or ideas to other humans. Back in time, humans did not have news, media, phones and the internet to keep them connected to family and friends. Unsurprisingly, people out there today take this technology for granted because they rely on these inventions to stay in touch. Everyone in the world wants to know about what has happened as soon that information is available to the general public. The Gilded Age and the Roaring Twenties did not have these simple and…

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    Nobody would argue that the use of technology has dramatically increased over the past decade, let alone over the past century. Need an example? By looking at our everyday lives, countless examples exist from cars to computers. Technology has impacted and changed every aspect of our lives. Namely, one piece of technology in particular transformed people’s lives: the television. Less than a century ago, people lived without the use of this revolutionary technological item. Now the vast majority…

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    Science? What is Technology? Relationship between Science & Technology ‘Science and Technology’ are often discussed as two identical components however, a closer observation of these topics can reveal their distinction. For instance, a medical technology like X ray often have huge scientific background however it is interesting to note that the science of X rays has aspects beyond the X ray technology. According to Brooks (1994) science and technology can be considered as two parallel strands of…

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    can sprout both negative and positive effects. Technology continues to progress through time and evolve our species, but its triumphs can bring chaos when put into the hands of an immoral individual. For example, Richard Reid, also known as the infamous “Shoe-Bomber”, used his expertise with technology to craft an improvised explosive device (IED) to attempt to kill 197 passengers on American Airlines Flight 63 (Shoe bomber NBC). Technology continues to adapt and evolve making the need for an…

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    Privacy of citizens in the United States is deteriorating due to the vast amount of technological advancements that have surfaced throughout the years. Comparisons between Orwell's novel concerning a tightly controlled totalitarian future ruled by the ubiquitous Big Brother are strikingly similar in today’s world. The most obvious ones are telescreens, psychological mind control through paranoia, and criminalization of free thought. Envisioning a desolate future that banishes personal freedom…

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