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Say Bye Bye to My Fear of Technology

27 Jun

When i saw the title of last blog post which we have to write, i immediately started to think about what i have done during this course, where i was at the beginning and where i am right now.

 First of all, i have  to confess that i am not such a curious person about technological changes around me. At least, i wasn’t ! Checking  emails,  taking a look at social networks , reading newspapers and something like that were pretty much all i used to do on the Internet. Of course it sometimes have worked to do my assignments as well . Continue reading

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The New Way of Obtaining Information

20 Jun

The World is Changing,The Future is Flat “ says Thomas L. Friedman in his book “The World is Flat”. It includes the globalized world which brings your mind the current changes in especially information technology around our world.

 The reason to start by showing this book is its great  content which is related what we have been doing during this course.

 Everything is changing day by day and it is getting harder to follow them. 

 Lets take the “knowledge” first. Continue reading

Save Your Money,Save Your Time

12 Jun

Are you too lazy to follow all technological changes around you,( like me )? If your answer is “yes” ,don’t shame about that and be ready for some changes in your life.

Let me give you some specific examples to make it more clear ;

I used to think that all cell phones were the same, because the main point of using them was common. Different shape,size, color or any other feature weren’t worth to spend more money than others with almost the same qualities.

Now?

It has become incredibly important to have the best features in your cell phone. Or should I say just “smartphones”? Continue reading

Tracking Your Steps

6 Jun

  You have probably seen someone who posts like “ I am at …” or “ Anne just checked in at …” from your friends by using  location-based apps via social networks.

  Have you ever considered how it works or how people connect their location information to the network?

  There are some popular mobile applications to use the GPS like that. For example; Foursquare, WeePlaces, Loopt ,Brightkite … They help you to inform immediate surroundings and cultural events by increasing the web-based communication with your friends. Continue reading

Would you like to „telecommute“?

29 May

Have you ever heard about the AT&T which is the world`s premier voice and data company? If your answer is `no`, just take a look at my post and let your perspective change about teleworkers  a little bit .

AT&T is the world`s largest telecommunications services provider with 90 million customer, more than $51 billion annual revenue and 147.000 employees. Maybe the number of employees didn’t surprised you that much but most interesting part of it is the 23.000 of employees are TELEWORKERS.

Why is that so important ? Continue reading

The way you can be known well by millions

21 May

Everything changes around our world fastly and it is getting harder to follow those changes.

Like what?

 I have heard lots of stories about famous people ,especially artists,who tried hard to became that famous and make people aware what they do well.

 They worked hard,tried to use every chance which could be an opportunity to show their talent to the world.Long story short,they didn’t use to have a simple way to make people support their works.

 What about now? Continue reading

What About the Disadvantages?

17 May

By taking this course, we all realized the important of information technology on our social and business life and we have regularly explained the impacts and roles of  IT for people in our blog posts and most of us (includes me )  focused the advantages of it .

In my previous blog posts, I mentioned the privacy of social networks as an disadvantages of IT but didn’t explained all negative effects clearly, because as you can guess it is really a large subject to write about and now i would like to emphasize it more with some book reports, articles and scientific facts to make everybody aware what we trade to get all these benefits from information technology.

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