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_____ is an environment where processors are embedded in objects that communicate with one another via the Internet or wireless networks.
The Internet of Things
_____ is the gap between those who have access to technology and its resources and information, especially on the Internet, and those who do not.
The digital divide
is the use of computers to simulate a real or imagined environment that appears as a three-dimensional space.
A smart refrigerator can use _____ to detect when you are running low on milk, and then send a reminder to you on a wireless network.
Akira has a mobility impairment that makes it difficult to type on a keyboard. What technology can she use to create written documents without using a keyboard?
speech recognition software
Andy has diabetes and he is not good about taking his medications or even checking his insulin levels. His doctor has recently started using mobile health (mHealth). How will Andy's doctor's use of mHealth help Andy get his diabetes under control?
He will receive text reminders to take his medications and check his insulin.
Angeline is deaf. To adhere with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) how can technology help her compete in a hearing world?
Captioning software can be used to transcribe what is being said.
At the beginning of the school year, each classroom was given one box of copy paper to make all their copies for the year. How do you think the teachers will be able to make that one box last all year long?
Place as many documents as possible online, reducing the need for paper printouts.
Before going into space, astronauts spend many hours training on flight simulators allowing them to learn how to fly without life and death consequences. How would you describe the technology the flight simulator is using?
It is using virtual reality.
Daniella mailed a package to her brother three days ago. She wants to see if it has arrived yet. What technology will enable her to track her package?
The code on the package that is scanned at each leg of the journey.
Dave and Pietro are active in the National Guard. Halfway through the semester, they receive orders to report to duty. How can their professor use technology to allow them to complete the course?
Use a learning management system (LMS) to put lectures and tests online.
Emma tried to explain to her mother that computers are everywhere. Her mother does not believe her, and challenges Emma to find a computer in their home, as she knows she does not own a computer. Which of the following examples do you think Emma would show her mother as example of computer?
Her coffeemaker that she has set to turn on and make coffee every morning at the same time.
How are delivery drivers able to meet the delivery timelines selected by customers when purchasing products?
They use a GPS to avoid traffic delays.
How are the ways AI learns similar to how you learn?
Both use past experiences to predict likely outcomes and responses.
How do advertisers use data to know which products would most likely appeal to you?
They track your Facebook and Instagram posts and "likes."
How do delivery companies track packages?
They use code-scanning technology.
How is a microprocessor different from an integrated circuit?
Microprocessors are faster, smaller and less expensive than integrated circuits.
How will technology help people with disabilities become more transportation independent?
Automated vehicles will be developed.
How would you describe an intelligent workplace?
It uses technology to enable workers to connect and communicate.
If you want to use evidence found on computers, networks, and other devices to help solve crimes, then which of the following careers is a match for you?
In a large business, the _____ Department makes sure that all the computer operations, mobile devices, and networks run smoothly.
In the 1980s movie, Wargames, the computer was taught to play chess, checkers, tic tac toe, and other strategy games. How would you describe the developers' goal in teaching the computer these games?
The developers were using artificial intelligence.
Joaquim wants to create a strong professional online presence so employers will be interested in him and seek him out. What would be your best advice for him?
Tell him to upload PDF of his resume so no one can make changes to it and be sure to include links to the article he wrote.
Juan is interested in getting a job in the technology field. He is interested in protecting data from threats, and stopping hackers and viruses. Which job would should Juan apply for?
Margot and Tomas have heard how beautiful the Swiss Alps are, but they are afraid to fly. What technology could they use to see and experience the Alps without flying there?
Sanjay, a middle school history teacher, has assigned his class to work in groups to create a presentation on the different legal systems around the world. Each group consists of three people in the class and one person from their pen pal class in India. How would you describe Sanjay's use of technology?
He is using technology to have students work cooperatively in groups and create a presentation.
Simone just received a letter from her health care provider telling her she can create an account online that will give her access to all her health records. How would you describe what her provider is encouraging his patients to engage with?
A mobile health app (mHealth)
Sofie has strong people skills, listens well, and communicates effectively. Which technology career may be a good fit for her?
Tameka is expecting a baby and her partner wants to make sure he can get her to the hospital on the day of delivery using the fastest route possible regardless of time of day. How should he decide which technology to use?
He should choose technology with artificial intelligence that has the ability to predict outcomes and patterns.
Taran wants to work in the technology field but is unsure of which career to pursue. He has been told he has strong people skills; he is good at figuring out what is wrong with computers and fixing them; and he is patient and helpful when others do not know how to use computers. As his college advisor, which technology careers would you suggest he explore?
Help desk support
The fifth grade class at the local elementary school is doing a class project on recycling and wants to involve the entire community. How could they inform community members about their project using social networking?
They could create a hashtag and post on social media.
The local community college wants to increase its online offerings. To do so, the college will most likely need to purchase a(n) ______.
learning management system (LMS)
The teachers in the Mathematics Department want to increase student retention and success rates in all the math courses. They are interested in looking for something that will allow students to check their progress, take practice tests, and message instructors with questions. What would you recommend they consider?
A learning management system
What should you avoid doing when creating your online profile for potential employers?
Using humor or informal names.
What technology can collect information to make decisions, reach conclusions, and combine information in new ways?
artificial intelligence (AI)
What technology is being used when you are sent an email saying you can track your package?
What types of activities are ideal for a robot to perform?
Which company was the first to develop a computer meant for personal use?
Which of the following is a technology designed for use in manufacturing?
machine-to-machine (M2M) communications
Which of the following is an example of an embedded computer?
adaptive cruise control system
Which of the following is an example of green computing?
Purchase and use products with an ENERGY STAR label.
Which of the following is NOT true about mobile health?
The need for visits to the doctor's office is increased.
Which of the following is the science that combines technology and engineering?
Which of the following technologies assists users that have a visual disability?
Which of the following would be considered a professional networking website?
Which option lists the computer components in order from oldest to newest?
vacuum tubes, transistors, integrated circuits, microprocessors, personal computers
Which technology device could be used to view a patient's internal organs?
Why do companies use online collaborative productivity software?
to allow employees to share, edit, and comment on documents
You and your best friend have both created online career profiles. Within a week, your friend has had three calls for interviews and another 19 companies have viewed his profile. Your profile has had only two views. You ask your friend to review your profile and he finds a problem with it. Which of the following would be a problem for your online career profile?
A humorous profile name
You are on vacation and want to see where all the restaurants and trendy shops are in relation to your hotel. You remember there is an app on your phone that will use your location and show you that information. What is the app using?
You work for a company that is losing sales because it takes days to manufacture products. What technology can you suggest the company use to speed production?
Your company must reduce its electronic waste by 10 percent in the next year. What can the company do to meet this goals?
Use sleep modes and other power management features for computers and devices.
Your school has just been awarded a technology grant. Each grade level team has been asked to submit a proposal for how they would could use the money. Your team puts forward an idea where students can submit work online and work collaboratively with on projects. What type of classroom have you described?
Your Uber driver just showed up to pick you up and when you open the car door, you notice that the human is in the passenger seat and no one is sitting in the driver's seat. You realize this is a self-driving car. You are pretty excited to experience this new technology, but also have reservations. Based on what you have researched, which of the following might be one of your reservations?
Self-driving cars contribute to accidents caused by distracted driving.
A digital citizen is familiar with how to use technology to become an educated and productive member of the digital world.
An intelligent workplace uses technology to allow workers to be productive whether they are in the office or working from home.
An intelligent workplace uses technology to enable workers to connect to the company's network, communicate with each other, use productivity software and apps, and meet via web conferencing.
Embedded computers usually are small and have limited hardware but enhance the capabilities of everyday devices.
If you want to become a digital citizen, you only have to buy a piece of technology.
Jorge saw a computer named Watson on the game show Jeopardy and was surprised at how many answers Watson was able to get correct, especially because the math problems involved solving equations. Watson was using augmented reality to solve the problems.
New cars use embedded computers to make driving safer.
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires that public schools purchase or acquire funding for adaptive technologies.
The first generation of computers used microprocessors.
You can avoid electronic waste by replacing devices every time a new version comes out.
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