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Computer 6 (power point presentation) copy

  1. 1. Prepared by: Jade Fernandez
  2. 2. EDUCATION  The use of computers in the academic setting has been growing with the increases in computing power and the lowering of the cost. Now schools have computer labs that give students access to resources they may not have at home. Some examples of computer uses are: teaching software development, hardware design, novel users of microcontrollers. The applications used are also indispensable to computers in education today and into the future.
  3. 3. BUSINESS  Shops and supermarkets use software, which calculate the bills. Taxes can be calculated and paid online. Accounting is done using computers. One can predict future trends of business using artificial intelligence software. Software is used in major stock markets. One can do trading online. There are fully automated factories running on software.
  4. 4. COMMUNICATION  Software is widely used here. Also all mobile phones have software embedded in them. It would be easier for the user to communicate with other people.
  5. 5. SCIENCE  Scientists rely on computers to evaluate information effectively and to expedite the lengthy, meticulous process of collecting and analyzing evidence. They use computer software programs with algorithms to calculate traces of data and to find forensic matches. In doing so, forensic scientists are able to conclude a depiction of a crime, how it occurred and who and what was implicated in the event, often solving a case so justice is served.
  6. 6. MEDICINE  You can diagnose diseases. You can learn the cures. Software is used in magnetic resonance imaging to examine the internal organs of the human body. Software is used for performing surgery. Computers are used to store patient data.
  7. 7. GOVERNMENT  Various departments of the Government use computer for their planning, control and law enforcement activities. To name a few – Traffic, Tourism, Information & Broadcasting, Education, Aviation and many others.
  8. 8. INFORMATION STORAGE  With the development of the computer’s storage capacity came various applications. Encyclopedias and reference materials, which come in bulk, can now be stored in one high density Compact Disk, (CD) USB flash drive or Digital Versatile Disk (DVD).
  9. 9. RESEARCH  The internet has provided a handy reliable source of information at our fingertips. With what ever subject we enroll in the information for essays is vast and easy to use. Doing the essays they have also become easier. With computers and their spell checking to the ability to type over 50 words a minutes; computers have made the essay writing process a dream.
  10. 10. ENTERTAINMENT  Computers started as very simplistic machines for storing and transferring data. Most of these files were text-based reports used in a work environment. As technology advanced, computers became increasingly versatile in what they could do. With the creation of the Internet and faster processors, file sharing and entertainment became a popular use for personal computers everywhere. Computers have endless uses in the entertainment industry by directly marketing products to users.
  11. 11. DEFENCE  There is software embedded in almost every weapon. Software is used for controlling the flight and targeting in ballistic missiles. Software is used to control access to atomic bombs.
  12. 12. CRIME INVESTIGATION  High-end computer devices have ensured that justice is more effective. CCTV cameras and other computer operated security systems have reduced the amount of crime. And if it still happens there are many ways to track down the criminal in no time. Forensic science employs computers for many of its operations related to investigations.
  13. 13. BANKING  The banking is done by computer software. They provide security, speed and convenience. You can withdraw money from ATMs and deposit money in any branch.
  14. 14. WEATHER ANALYSIS  Weather monitoring agencies use computers to analyze and predict weather. In advance, the country can prepare for the approaching bad weather or typhoon before it hits the area.
  15. 15. INTERNET  It is a network of almost all the computers in the world. You can browse through much more information than you could do in a library. That is because computers can store enormous amounts of information. You also have very fast and convenient access to information. Through E-Mail, you can communicate with a person sitting thousands of miles away in a few seconds. Chat software enables one to chat with another on a real-time basis. Video conferencing tools are becoming readily available to the common man.
  16. 16. WORD PROCESSING  Word Processing software automatically corrects spelling and grammar mistakes. If the content of a document repeats, you don't have to type it each time. You can use the copy and paste features. You can print documents and make several copies. It is easier to read a word-processed document than a handwritten one. You can add images to your document.
  17. 17. TRANSPORTATION  One can easily go to another place by cars, trains, ships, planes and other transportations.
  18. 18. SPORTS  Software is used for making umpiring decisions. There is simulation software using which a sportsperson can practice his skills. Computers are also to identify flaws in technique.