Social Issues Module - Utility Fog

2,015 views

Published on

Published in: Technology, Business
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
2,015
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
345
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
86
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide
  • Gold module - Title Page
  • Revise Nanotechnology Activity Sheet 2: Awareness
  • Awareness: Animation of Utility Fog from slides 6-12
  • Response: How would like to respond to these ideas? What would be your preference for nanotechnology in the future?
  • End title
  • Social Issues Module - Utility Fog

    1. 1. Social Issues - Utility Fog
    2. 2. Module Outcomes <ul><li>Reflect and engage with social and ethical concerns without fear of judgement </li></ul><ul><li>Gain an understanding of what nanotechnology is and its applications </li></ul><ul><li>Gain an understanding of utility fog as a future concept </li></ul><ul><li>Consider the future possible social impacts of utility fog. </li></ul>
    3. 3. S.T.A.I.R.
    4. 4. Activity 1 Life In 2030 <ul><li>Create a Safe Space </li></ul>
    5. 5. Activity 2 Awareness <ul><li>“ Any useful idea about the future should appear to be ridiculous.” </li></ul>Jim Dator, University of Hawaii, 2005
    6. 6. Awareness Nanotechnology is: <ul><li>Using the properties that emerge for materials at a scale of one-billionth of a metre </li></ul><ul><li>as small particles as nanometre sized devices </li></ul>Nanotechnology has: <ul><li>Broad applications in performance materials, health, consumer products, water, information technology and energy </li></ul><ul><li>The potential to make things lighter, stronger, more efficient and more effective. </li></ul>
    7. 7. Utility Fog 2000x magnification
    8. 9. Foglet 100 microns (1.0 × 10 -4 meters)
    9. 12. Creation Levitation Manipulation
    10. 13. Fiat 500 Animation courtesy of Adrian Malec @ NanoVic Image courtesy of Steven Martin @ Wikimedia
    11. 14. <ul><li>“ Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” </li></ul>Quote Arthur C. Clarke
    12. 15. Activity 3 Exploring Issues Self- Thoughts Self- Behavior Environment Technology Society & Culture
    13. 16. Social Issues Utility Fog <ul><li>What can it do? </li></ul><ul><li>What might this mean? </li></ul><ul><li>What don’t we understand? </li></ul>
    14. 17. Impacts To Consider <ul><li>Health effects </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental impacts </li></ul><ul><li>Governance & Regulation </li></ul><ul><li>Power & Control </li></ul><ul><li>Rights & Responsibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Equity </li></ul><ul><li>Creativity </li></ul><ul><li>Design </li></ul><ul><li>Permanence </li></ul><ul><li>Pace of living </li></ul><ul><li>Consumerism </li></ul><ul><li>Values. </li></ul>
    15. 18. Remember <ul><li>Two types of nanotechnology –utility fog only hypothetical </li></ul><ul><li>Other nanotechnologies allow for solutions to a range of serious global problems </li></ul><ul><li>Utility fog is the invention of one person – you too can have an impact on the future. </li></ul>
    16. 19. Revision <ul><li>Scale of nanotechnology </li></ul><ul><li>Areas of application of nanotechnology </li></ul><ul><li>Applications of utility fog-hypothetical example of nanotechnology </li></ul><ul><li>Positive and negative uses and implications. </li></ul>

    ×