Insider Premium subscribers are invited to join Insider Conversations as our editors interview technologists and entrepreneurs to discuss some of the most important stories happening today. In physics , the discovery of nuclear fission has led to both nuclear weapons and nuclear power Computers were also invented and later miniaturized utilizing transistors and integrated circuits Information technology subsequently led to the creation of the Internet , which ushered in the current Information Age Humans have also been able to explore space with satellites (later used for telecommunication ) and in manned missions going all the way to the moon.
People can communicate with each other on the move, and there are no limitations anymore to the benefits of information technology. Knowledge can be easily procured with the help of Internet technology now, and it is easier to help children with special needs as well.
These include primates such as chimpanzees , some dolphin communities, 59 60 and crows 61 62 Considering a more generic perspective of technology as ethology of active environmental conditioning and control, we can also refer to animal examples such as beavers and their dams, or bees and their honeycombs.
AssetWare Technology is about being in control to monitor and organise your companies assets to maximise value. This technology differs greatly from traditional rechargeable batteries in that it’s instantly rechargeable. This adult gorilla uses a branch as a walking stick to gauge the water’s depth, an example of technology usage by non-human primates. Pointing out a particular technology for the drastic changes in one’s life is simply not possible. Around 600 innovative companies from five continents have been selected as Technology Pioneers.
One basic drawback that has taken place is that people are becoming lethargic due to high trends in technology. A major step to global economic advancement is the removal of distance and time barriers brought about by the application of information technology to buying and selling of goods and services (e-commerce).