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Fears about Computer Technology

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Fears about Computer Technology

  1. 1. Fears About Computer Technology <br />Alexander MercierMauricio Calle<br />December 3, 2010<br />
  2. 2. Table of Contents<br />1. What Does Fears About Computer Technology Mean?<br />2. Information Technology<br />-Cyber Fraud<br />-Confidential Intelligence<br />3. Industrial Technology<br />-Job Loss<br />4. Experimental Technology <br />-Large Hadron Collider<br />
  3. 3. Table of Contents Continued <br />5. Hypothetical Technology <br />-Nanorobotics<br />-Artificial Intelligence<br />6. Weapon Technology<br />-Past <br />-Present <br />-Future<br />7. Summary<br />8. Conclusion<br />9. References<br />
  4. 4. What does Fears About Computer Technology Mean?<br />Also referred to as Technophobia<br />Means fear or dislike of computers or technology<br />*1<br />
  5. 5. Information Technology<br />Cyber fraud is many different types of illegal activity through the internet which is also tightly connected to Identity theft<br />*2<br />
  6. 6. Information Technology<br />Trying to contact a person through fraudulent emails to retrieve information from you<br />Credit card theft which has been on the rise quite a bit in the past 10 years<br />*3<br />
  7. 7. Information Technology<br />Common types of Credit card fraud <br />Counterfeit – Duplicating another persons credit card in order to steal money <br />No card present – Having information about the card to use over the internet<br />Identity theft – Using a credit card with another falsified identification can result in another person using all your information and identity at their disposal<br />
  8. 8. Information Technology<br />Many times confidential/government intelligence get passed around and often leaked<br />Causes many problems on highly classified information getting into the wrong hands<br />*4<br />
  9. 9. Industrial Technology<br />Technology was made to make lives easier in many forms <br />People started to use it to build and create products faster and better then a human can<br />*5<br />
  10. 10. Industrial Technology<br />As the technology in the industrial world blooms the jobs that once was made by man is slowly disintegrating<br />The impact out be having many people lose there jobs <br />*6<br />
  11. 11. Experimental Technology<br />Many different technologies are out and available for the public, but there are many that are not <br />People may see some of these things as very dangerous and unstable<br />*7<br />
  12. 12. Experimental Technology<br />The Large Hadron Collider<br />Made by European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)<br />Spans about 100m underground from France to Switzerland<br />It’s a particle accelerator use to study small particles that are the building blocks of everything <br />
  13. 13. Experimental Technology<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjHals9hDz0<br />*8<br />
  14. 14. Hypothetical Technology<br />Nanorobotic<br />Are small robots the size of a nanometer<br />They would work on a microscopic level and would works as if they were ants in a colony<br />*9<br />
  15. 15. Hypothetical Technology<br />Can be used for many things like<br />Medical<br />Construction<br />But they can also be used to destroy cities or even the world as “grey goo”<br />*10<br />
  16. 16. Artificial Intelligence<br />Artificial Intelligence or “AI” is a level of intelligence give to machines or computers<br />Some people and scientist are afraid of what come out of it<br />*11<br />
  17. 17. Artificial Intelligence<br />Hollywood has taken these fears and made popular movies out of them like<br />The Matrix<br />2001: A Space Odyssey<br />The Terminator<br />*12<br />
  18. 18. Weapon Technology<br />Weapon Technology is one of the deadliest way to use technology<br />In the past and present who ever had more technology was ahead<br />For the past the best thing was RADAR (Radio Detection And Ranging)<br />Another one would the atomic bomb<br />
  19. 19. Weapon Technology<br />Weapon technology has surpassed itself 3 times over since the first inventions<br />Take the F-117 and The B - 2 bother aircrafts can not be detected by radar<br />*13<br />B-2<br />F-117<br />*14<br />
  20. 20. Weapon Technology<br />If people fear common day weapon technology and it keeps advancing there's only going to be more things to be afraid of like orbital laser satellite, explosives the size of marbles<br />*15<br />
  21. 21. Summary<br />We only covered a few things in this presentation like: <br />Cyber Fraud<br />Confidential Intelligence<br />Job Loss<br />Experimental Technology<br />And from this we can see there is a lot of reasons to see why people are afraid of the things they are.<br />
  22. 22. Conclusion<br />Therefore with all the technology and computer technology in the world is easy to see why some people are scared as they are because of how dangerous it really is.<br />*16<br />
  23. 23. Questions<br />This Concludes Our Presentation Thank You For Your Time and Patients, We Will Now Take Your Questions.<br />*17<br />
  24. 24. Picture References<br />November 29,2010 http://clairefaucett.wordpress.com/category/technology/<br />November 29,2010 http://www.edmunds.com/media/advice/buying/online.car.buying.fraud/insurance.500.jpg<br />November 29,2010 http://www.reputationdefenseonline.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/cyberintel.jpg<br />November 29,2010 http://www.beehivecity.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/wikileaks.jpg<br />November 29,2010 http://cache2.asset-cache.net/xc/89128048.jpg?v=1&c=IWSAsset&k=2&d=F5B5107058D53DF52EE4299877F431A50268C901D718C7A21AA6F3E0CB5EA917<br />
  25. 25. Picture References<br />November 29, 2010 http://www.corbisimages.com/images/67/FC7DBCB9-8D6F-43E9-A960-9B2BDC385F12/I-044-0113.jpg<br />November 29, 2010 http://dfcollin.files.wordpress.com/2010/01/large-hadron-collider-2.jpg<br />November 29, 2010 http://www.geek.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/lhc_scale.jpg<br />November 29, 2010 http://www.wifinotes.com/nanotechnology/img/nanorobotics.jpg<br />November 30, 2010 http://cache.gawker.com/assets/images/io9/2009/05/giacomo5.jpg<br />November 30, 2010 http://www.sfgate.com/blogs/images/sfgate/techchron/2006/05/10/hal.jpg<br />November 30, 2010 http://www.iwatchstuff.com/2008/06/03/terminator.jpg<br />
  26. 26. Picture References<br />November 30, 2010 http://library.thinkquest.org/4027/modern_fighter.html<br />November 30, 2010 http://library.thinkquest.org/4027/modern_fighter.html<br />November 30, 2010 http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/ioncannonzl5.jpg<br />December 1, 2010 http://www.onlineinvestingai.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/machines-236x300.jpg<br />December 1, 2010 http://www.socialsignal.com/system/files/images/robot-earth.hallmark.jpg<br />
  27. 27. Content References<br />November 29, 2010 http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/Technophobia<br />November 29, 2010 http://www.cibc.com/ca/legal/debit-credit-card-fraud.html<br />November 29, 2010 http://public.web.cern.ch/public/en/lhc/lhc-en.html<br />November 29, 2010 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MjHals9hDz0<br />November 29, 2010 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nanorobotics<br />November 30, 2010 http://technology.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/tech_and_web/article6736130.ece<br />November 30, 2010 http://www.century-of-flight.freeola.com/Aviation%20history/WW2/radar%20in%20world%20war%20two.htm<br />

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