The Uses of ICT

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The Uses of ICT
  1. Siao Dong(medical purposes)
    1. Medical Diagnosis
      1. Used in doctors surgeries and hospitals
        1. To assist in diagnosis
      2. Car Fault Diagnosis
        1. Problem can be easily found
          1. Car manufacturers can create expert systems
            1. Contain lots of information
              1. Guide the related units
                1. Examples
                  1. Engineers
                    1. Mechanics
                  2. Guide to fix the car's fault
                  3. Chess Games
                    1. Checks knowledge base for...
                      1. Best possible counter moves
                        1. Different possible action
                          1. Examples
                            1. Moves
                              1. Strategies
                        2. Locating minerals or oil reserves
                          1. Advise on the chances of a reserve or mineral
                            1. Example
                              1. Gas
                                1. Minerals
                                  1. Oil
                              2. Li Xin(Business Purposes)
                                1. Data Handling
                                  1. Keeps Business records
                                    1. ICT is used instead of paper based methods(such as files)
                                      1. Advantages
                                        1. Data can be transported easily using storage devices
                                          1. Password can be set for a safer security
                                            1. Won't take up as much space as files
                                              1. Data can be edited and sorted easily
                                              2. Disadvantages
                                                1. Storage devices may be lost, stolen or damaged
                                                  1. Some computers may not have a memory card reader built in, so they can't view the data
                                                    1. External hard disks are large and inconvenient for transport
                                                      1. Data may be deleted accidentally
                                                      2. Examples
                                                        1. Survey Results
                                                          1. Records of Income
                                                            1. Business Contacts
                                                      3. Online Business
                                                        1. Selling Goods online
                                                          1. Advantages
                                                            1. customers can buy internationally and nationally
                                                              1. Open 24 hours
                                                                1. reduces the staff and cost
                                                                  1. Small companies can compete with large ones
                                                                  2. Disadvantages
                                                                    1. Customers who prefer shopping on high street may go elsewhere
                                                                      1. Stiffer competition
                                                                        1. Staff reductions
                                                                    2. Business Softwares
                                                                      1. Word Processing Softwares
                                                                        1. Used for
                                                                          1. Memos
                                                                            1. Reports
                                                                              1. Business letters
                                                                              2. Used instead of typewriters
                                                                                1. Examples
                                                                                  1. Microsoft Office Word
                                                                                    1. Pages
                                                                                  2. Spreadsheet Softwares
                                                                                    1. Examples
                                                                                      1. Microsoft Excel
                                                                                        1. Google Docs
                                                                                        2. Used for
                                                                                          1. Calculating financial info
                                                                                            1. Graphs
                                                                                              1. Bar Charts
                                                                                              2. Used instead of handwritten records
                                                                                              3. Presentation Softwares
                                                                                                1. Used for
                                                                                                  1. Presenting Information
                                                                                                    1. Quizzes
                                                                                                      1. Creating Presentations
                                                                                                      2. Examples
                                                                                                        1. Microsoft Powerpoint
                                                                                                          1. Apple Keynote
                                                                                                          2. Used instead of handwritten papers
                                                                                                          3. ICT is used instead of other people with specific skills
                                                                                                            1. Advantages
                                                                                                              1. Computers work faster than humans, computers are also very easy to use
                                                                                                              2. Disadvantages
                                                                                                                1. People with these specific skills lose their job to a computer, which would cause many of these people to be unemployed
                                                                                                          4. Sarah(education Purposes)
                                                                                                            1. Rui QI(Communication Purposes)
                                                                                                              1. Business Communication
                                                                                                                1. announce a new item
                                                                                                                  1. Let customers know about sale
                                                                                                                    1. Communicate with co-workers or staff
                                                                                                                    2. Personal Communication
                                                                                                                      1. Tell people where or when to meet
                                                                                                                        1. Remind family member or friends' birthday
                                                                                                                          1. Keep in touch with people
                                                                                                                          2. Paper - based Communication
                                                                                                                            1. Communication needs printouts of documents
                                                                                                                              1. Advantages
                                                                                                                                1. can transfer to people who have special needs
                                                                                                                                  1. can carry everywhere and read in any time
                                                                                                                                    1. can print for blind people
                                                                                                                                    2. Disadvantages
                                                                                                                                      1. Can't add animation to a printed document
                                                                                                                                        1. Need time and money to give out the document
                                                                                                                                          1. expensive to print many copies of the document
                                                                                                                                          2. Example
                                                                                                                                            1. Newspapers
                                                                                                                                              1. Flyers
                                                                                                                                                1. Newsletters
                                                                                                                                            2. Digital Communication
                                                                                                                                              1. Needs a computer screen to present
                                                                                                                                                1. Need to create document/files to show on screen
                                                                                                                                                  1. Examples
                                                                                                                                                    1. Website
                                                                                                                                                      1. Movies
                                                                                                                                                        1. Cartoon
                                                                                                                                                        2. Advantages
                                                                                                                                                          1. Can add effects
                                                                                                                                                            1. Easy to update
                                                                                                                                                              1. Communication for interaction
                                                                                                                                                              2. Disadvantages
                                                                                                                                                                1. Need expensive software
                                                                                                                                                                  1. Software is hard to use
                                                                                                                                                                    1. Time consuming
                                                                                                                                                              3. Interactive Communication
                                                                                                                                                                1. Ways to transfer the information
                                                                                                                                                                  1. Leaving a comment
                                                                                                                                                                    1. Change the content
                                                                                                                                                                      1. Thumbs up/ Thumbs down
                                                                                                                                                                        1. Rating the content
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