It is hard to believe how much the world has changed in the last 30 years ago. In 1937, the American sociologist Read Bain wrote that “technology includes all tools, machines, utensils, weapons, instruments, housing, clothing, communicating and transporting devices and the skills by which we produce and use them.” 6 Bain’s definition remains common among scholars today, especially social scientists.
In the bygone years where internet hadn’t developed into the integral part of our everyday lives and the chosen medium of relying news, breakthrough in technology was conveyed to the masses through news papers which were a slow, not very durable and cumbersome to archive medium.
In multiple , large-scale studies where technology has been incorporated into the learning experiences of hundreds of students across multiple schools and school systems, they have been associated with better academic outcomes than comparable classrooms that did not include technology.
Real-time facial recognition, if combined with the world’s largest biometric database (known as Aadhaar ), could create the perfect Orwellian stateâ€, according to Vidushi Marda, a legal researcher at the human rights campaign group Article 19 About 90% of the Indian population are enrolled in Aadhaar, which allocates people a 12-digit ID number to access government services, and requires the submission of a photograph, fingerprints and iris scans.
The reality is that, particularly when it comes to the latter, Apple doesn’t have anywhere else to go. That, though, is where the company’s massive cash stockpile and ability to generate more comes in handy: it is past time for the company to start spending heavily to build up alternatives.