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‘hanging out the dirty linen’ to delve into the ethics of IT’s role in society.

Databases and privacy, these two topics are debated about if databases can’t protect private info. the article talks about people misusing the info, or inability to process the data. the data is valuable and can be dangerous in the wrong hands. most databases are harmless, but some can be ticking time-bombs, it’s important to not […]

Wikipedia, a Fueling Source

Wikipedia a free online encyclopedia of knowledge that was released in 2001. It has a great deal of information that rivals most encyclopedias; it allows users to edit pages on Wikipedia, making it the most used sources ever. However, it does come with problems. One of problems was incorrect information or vandalism. Many users delete […]

Wiki Info

Wikipedia has some information that many people don’t even know here are a few links to help us out with the project:- This link goes to feature articles, articles that have the follow criteria. this is a page of protected pages against vandalism, this explains the different levels of protection. This is a place where […]

This is about how WoW (World of Warcraft) became affected with a disease and how the effects of the outbreak, not the disease, but how it spread and how people took it mimicked real life situations. most people helped others selflessly, others ran away and were worried about themselves, and others deliberately infected others. this […]

Theories are going around saying we are in a computer simulation like Sims or World of Warcraft. they are many theories and suggestions going around however there are three possibilities of computer simulation, and I’m going to analyze them.  One of the possibilities is that “The chances that a species at our current level of […]

Del.icio.us is a social bookmarking network, where users put up they’re favorite bookmarks and you can share them. one of the features allows people to share certain bookmarks and seeing how many other users have the same bookmark as you. this allows other people to see what you have and give you sites that you […]

Human Interface

The technology I found involves laser technology and how the computer will map the laser moment to make what the laser movement did (like writing or drawing). The technology would benefit use when we are using graphs or charts and possible be good to write or draw.

Update on Deadlines – ITGS 1

Just to update on all ITGS 1 deadlines:- Over Half Term: – Read Chapter 6 of Gift of Fire on Intellectual Property – Make notes and research aroud the area of DRM ready to discuss issues in class. Download KeyTerms Sheet from FirstClass – We have looked through chapters 1-4, fill in definitions for all […]

The article I research is (http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/3697940.stm0) where “BBC Science producer Simon Morton goes clubbing in Barcelona with a microchip implanted in his arm to pay for drinks.” The article talks about how he had the chip implanted and how he could use it to pay for drinks without the need for a wallet or purse. […]

Governments make individuals lives more accessible to thieves who want to steal their identity; the CCTV cameras are the first step to destroying privacy forever. The issue is that there are about 4 million CCTV cameras around London. The government believes that with these cameras they can catch criminals, and even stop crime from happening. […]

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