ICT and Society ICT GCSE
Change <ul><li>Technology has changed the way we live </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal Computers  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li...
Digital Divide <ul><li>Not everyone in society is able to use new technology </li></ul><ul><li>It cost money to buy a comp...
Jobs <ul><li>Information Technology created new jobs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Programmers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ICT Tea...
Old/Changed Jobs <ul><li>Many traditional jobs have disappeared with less demand for manual labour.  </li></ul><ul><li>Typ...
Teleworking <ul><li>ICT has made working from home a possibility </li></ul><ul><li>Advantages: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Less ...
Teleworking <ul><li>Disadvantages: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Less social interaction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You can’t leav...
Financial World <ul><li>ICT has had a big impact on the financial world </li></ul><ul><li>ATM (Automated Teller Machine) <...
E-Commerce <ul><li>ICT has brought in a new form of trading; e-commerce, it has many advantages: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No ...
Disadvantages of ICT <ul><li>E-commerce has brought with it online fraud </li></ul><ul><li>Internet and child safety issue...
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  1. 1. ICT and Society ICT GCSE
  2. 2. Change <ul><li>Technology has changed the way we live </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal Computers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mobile Phones </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Internet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Medical scanners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Satellites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lasers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CD and DVD </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Television </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Car electronics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Credit cards </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Most these have been made possible by the invention of the microprocessor </li></ul>
  3. 3. Digital Divide <ul><li>Not everyone in society is able to use new technology </li></ul><ul><li>It cost money to buy a computer and an Internet connection </li></ul><ul><li>Efforts are being made to provide homeless people with Internet and mobile phone access </li></ul>
  4. 4. Jobs <ul><li>Information Technology created new jobs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Programmers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ICT Teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web Designers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Network Managers </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Old/Changed Jobs <ul><li>Many traditional jobs have disappeared with less demand for manual labour. </li></ul><ul><li>Typesetters (used to set out newspapers) and some factory workers (replaced by more ‘reliable’ robots). </li></ul><ul><li>Most jobs have changed as a result of computers. For example secretaries use office software, shop assistants scan bar codes and police use databases to track criminals. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Teleworking <ul><li>ICT has made working from home a possibility </li></ul><ul><li>Advantages: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Less travel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Choose your hours </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t have to live near work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Savings on expensive office space </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Teleworking <ul><li>Disadvantages: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Less social interaction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You can’t leave work at the office </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You need room at home </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Distractions from family </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Financial World <ul><li>ICT has had a big impact on the financial world </li></ul><ul><li>ATM (Automated Teller Machine) </li></ul><ul><li>EPOS (Electronic Point of Sale) </li></ul><ul><li>EFTPOS (Electronic funds transfer at point of sale) </li></ul><ul><li>Credit Cards – Allow the user to pay and settle up later </li></ul><ul><li>Debit Cards – Debit money directly from the user’s account </li></ul><ul><li>Chip and Pin </li></ul>
  9. 9. E-Commerce <ul><li>ICT has brought in a new form of trading; e-commerce, it has many advantages: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>No need for a shop (no rent) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easily trade world wide over the Internet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Instant online payments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can trade from home </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Those unable to leave the house can have their shopping brought to them </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What are the disadvantages? </li></ul>
  10. 10. Disadvantages of ICT <ul><li>E-commerce has brought with it online fraud </li></ul><ul><li>Internet and child safety issues </li></ul><ul><li>Are people getting enough exercise? </li></ul><ul><li>Hackers </li></ul><ul><li>Viruses </li></ul>

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