Uses of Technology
Look around and think about your life- how have computer programs and technology directly impacted your life?
EXAMPLES OF CONTRIBUTIONS FROM COMPUTER SCIENCE:
SCIENCE AND MATH
predict and avoid disasters
mathematics - quick and powerful calculations
space exploration - designing equipment, handling data
crucial to many inventions
COMMUNICATION AND TRANSPORTATION
algorithms and data behind planes, cars, trains, etc.
translating between different languages
emails, social media, communication between people (long-distance too)
efficient and easy communication
music and games
movies and tv shows
Internet/World Wide Web
schools and universities use computers in assignments, lesson plans, and research
computers help hospitals keep records on patients
help scientists find cures
biotechnology and bioengineering use computers to develop innovative products that save lives
help small businesses
desktop computers, laptops
used to find information and resources, monitor lifestyle choices, create content, etc.
Remember that new applications of computer technology are being experimented with and developed every single day!
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