1.1 what are the fear1.2 how does effect society and people?
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38 FEARS ABOUT COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY
Fears About Computer Technology<br />By: BushraHasan<br />RubelynneBalingoay<br />
Table of Contents<br />1.1 Fears About Computer Technology<br />2.1 Identifying Types of Fears<br />3.1 Cyberbullying<br />3.2 Social Networks<br />3.3 Prevention Methods<br />4.1 Cybercrime<br />4.2 Legal Consequences<br />5.1 Increasing Unemployment<br />6.1 Tragedy of the Commons<br />7.1 References<br />
Fears About Computer Technology<br />Computer is the soul of modern generation.<br />Every great invention has its benefits and its downfalls.<br />Automated systems, communication device, computers.<br />With technology always changing, people must adapt quickly.<br />
Identifying Types of Fears<br />There are many categories that fall under computer fears such as:<br /> bullying<br /> hacking<br /> privacy concerns<br /> unemployment <br /> fraud<br />
Cyberbullying<br /><ul><li>Cyberbullying is the use of electronic devices and social networks to harass, threaten and intimidate people.
Causes the feelings of humiliation, frustration, and depression.
Affects the psychological well-being of an individual.</li></ul><br />
Prevention Methods<br />Zero-tolerance enforcement.<br />Educators and authorities must apply their legal right to intervene.<br />Develop a contract or pledge that protects students against violence at school and at home.<br />Be educated on web based crimes.<br /><br />
Cybercrime<br />A criminal offence occurred by using a computer or telephone as a tool or object of a crime.<br />Reasons for cybercrime are:<br />theft of identity<br />money <br />forging documents & messages<br /><br />
Legal Consequences<br />Cybercrime is a criminal offence. <br />Imprisonment for a term up to 10 years, or punishable upon conviction.<br />Cybercrime must be treated like any serious crime such as theft, fraud and libel. <br />“In 2002, Canada’s Criminal Code was amended to include new offences.” (Government Canada)<br /><br />
Increasing Unemployment<br />Automation, controlled systems.<br />IBM Watson computers.<br />A shift toward self service organizations .<br />Ford states, “Robotics will use and eventually become more serviceable in certain jobs more than humans.” <br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3TFDxIyaiCE<br /><br />
Tragedy of the Commons<br />Analogy of the Terminator.<br />Two common fears:<br />Advancing Technology <br />Societal Fear<br />Robotic computers taking over the world.<br />Creating machines that surpasses human abilities.<br />Dependency on technology.<br />
Summary<br />With this constant trend of changing technology, it could impact our lives positively. <br />Considering the preventive methods and educating ourselves about proper uses of technology, these fears will diminish.<br />Remember human capacity is beyond computer technology. Without man made inventions and patents, these devices we have today would not exist. <br />
Conclusion<br />The dependency on technology had shaped these fears we have about computer technology. <br />We can help create a fear free and untroubled society with the help of safe uses of computer technology.<br />