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information technology

n. Abbr. IT

The development, installation, and implementation of computer systems and applications.

information technology

n

(Communications & Information) the technology of the production, storage, and communication of information using computers and microelectronics. Abbreviation: IT

informa′tion technol`ogy

n.

the development, implementation, and maintenance of computer hardware and software systems to organize and communicate information electronically.

in·for·ma·tion technology

(ĭn′fər-mā′shən)

The development, installation, and use of computer systems and applications.

ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:

Noun 1. information technology – the branch of engineering that deals with the use of computers and telecommunications to retrieve and store and transmit information

Translations

تِكنولوجيا المعلومات

informační technologie

informationsteknologi

információtechnológia

informačná technológia

informacijska tehnologija

bilişim teknolojisi

inform

(inˈfoːm) verb

1. to tell; to give knowledge to. Please inform me of your intentions in this matter; I was informed that you were
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Technology: Past, Present, and Future

Purpose

To broaden students’ awareness of technology by examining inventions of the past and present and by learning how inventions inspire and lead to the development of other inventions.


Context

In this lesson, students examine a number of technological innovations that have occurred since the beginning of humanity. As they become familiar with these needs-based inventions, they are prompted to consider how they helped change the way people lived and how societies worked. As students gain an understanding of this ongoing social process, they should come to see how earlier innovations inspired and contributed to later and more modern ones.

As long as there have been people, there has been technology. On the whole, technology has been a powerful force in the development of civilization, all the more so as its link with science has been forged. Technology is an intrinsic part of a cultural system and it both shapes

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Whenever we talk about how the technology has changed our lives, we come across many good and bad things which have given to us by it. Along with many advantages, it provided us in every field, a lot of negative effects of technology are also there in many aspects. The problem is not actually with the presence of technological advancements, but the way in which we dealt them with, had caused an immense effect on our behaviors. Creative Destructions result when it comes to the wrong usage of technology. Here are few negative effects of technology given below which make us think that is technology good or bad:

1. Depletion of natural resources

Advancements in numerous fields have come to us in exchange for great damage to the environment. The technology uses the natural resources as fuel to earn billions of resources in really small time. It led to

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35 Technology Facts and Stats

May 7, 2020 | technology | No Comments

35 Technology Facts and Stats

From the moment you wake up to the moment you go back to sleep, Technology is everywhere, and I mean everywhere.  Technology is not only rapidly changing, but it’s changing so fast that most of us don’t even recognize these changes. We take most of it for granted, and consider it the norm. Many people have yet to realize just how rapid and profound the current digital revolution is, or how quickly it’s breaking down old institutions. Yes, we’re always hearing about Google, Uber, and all those “pirate entrepreneurs.” Yes, we know technology has something to do with it. But the future is approaching even more quickly that we think. Right now, all the pieces are in place to completely change the face of products, technologies, organizations, and entrepreneurship over the next few years. Below is a list of 35 Incredible Technology Facts that we

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Technology Insurance | Travelers

May 7, 2020 | technology | No Comments

Insuring innovation for technology companies.

When it comes to technology innovation, the only thing holding technology companies back should be imagination, not insurance. We understand the range of risks technology companies face, and we’re ready for what the future may bring.

Travelers is the insurer of choice for a vast range of technology companies because we understand what it means to be in business in the technology sector: always one step ahead of the trends and always innovating. 

We can help you analyze your current risks and anticipate those you may face in the future, and have insurance solutions to help you manage both.

Insights & Expertise

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U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

May 7, 2020 | technology | No Comments


Technology can be defined in number of different ways. You can find a lot of definitions for technology expressing the same thing in so many different ways. Technology is a scientific knowledge which is used in practical ways in industry. Another definition is, “an application of scientific knowledge to commerce and industry.  For many people, technology is the name of thing like computers, mobile phones, television, computer games, play stations, spaceships, advanced military equipments, digital video players and other related machines or items. Perhaps, the science fiction books, movies, news articles, reports and even use of automobiles, computers etc are the major sources from where people get an insight of the term technology.

Technology has always been around the humans, possibly since the Stone Age. We can illustrate this point by taking an example of development of simple tools from wood and stone, similarly discovery of fire to produce heat

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DHS S&T’s Technology Transfer and Commercialization Program serves as the centralized point to manage transition activities throughout DHS and the DHS laboratory network. Technologies developed and evaluated within the department can have tremendous potential for commercial applications throughout the nation, enhance the competitiveness of individual small businesses, and expand areas of exploration and cooperation for all non-federal partners.

Objectives

To accomplish its mission, Technology Transfer and Commercialization:

  • Serves as the focal point for the department on technology transfer policy
  • Manages various Technology Transfer Mechanisms to promote the transfer and/or exchange of technology with industry, state and local governments, academia and other federal agencies
  • Assists laboratories in conducting research and development (R&D) for technology that can be transferred in support of the department’s mission
  • Establishes partnerships to transfer cutting-edge technology to the nation’s marketplace
  • Prepares assessments for selected R&D projects that may have commercial applications
  • Provides and disseminates information of federally
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Technology in education is the biggest change in teaching we will ever see. For years, policy makers, teachers, parents and students alike have been weighing the potential benefits of technology in education against its risks and consequences. But now the debate is more pressing than ever, as curricula increasingly incorporate technology and professors experiment with new teaching methods. On one hand, technology allows you to experiment in pedagogy, democratize the classroom and better engage students. On the other hand, some argue technology in the classroom can be distracting and even foster cheating.

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What does it mean to use technology in the classroom?

Students are digital natives. They’ve grown up with technology; it’s woven into their lives. In fact, it’s one of the basic 21st

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Home | Academic Technology

May 6, 2020 | technology | No Comments

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    The Teaching & Research Application Development team’s app for the Department of Pediatrics collects data about adolescent screen time use and mood. Learn more.

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Delve into our site to learn more about how DoIT Academic Technology can help you or contact our experts to answer your immediate questions or start a new project with our

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