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Modern Science and Technology and the Challenges of Third World Countries

Modern Science and Technology and the Challenges of Third World Countries

We live in a highly sophisticated world where everything is almost achievable. There would probably have been no changes between the world of today and that of three centuries ago if necessity and serendipitous discoveries had not driven men to achieve great things. Science and technology have had huge positive effects on every society. The world today has gone digital, even human thought. Our world has been reduced to a global village and is better for it.

The benefits of science and technology far outweigh every perceived shortcoming. Some of the biggest effects of technology are in the area of communication; through the internet and mobile phones. There is advancement of communication and expansions of economic commerce. Today we hear of information and communication technology (ICT). Any institution worth its name must have it in place to be really outstanding. Information technology has become boosted in today’s generation; from the field of communication, business, education, and down to the entertainment industry. Through information technology, work performances are boosted with less effort and greater productivity by using various operations. Without computers or the internet, it will be difficult for people all over the world to get their questions answered. One may use the internet to locate a wealth of information with which to answer an essay question that may have been assigned at school, communicate with people, conduct transactions, access news, buy and advertise goods. The list is endless.

The advancement of Science and technology allow mass communication today so that we not only have the television, radio and newspaper, but even mobile phones which renders a multipurpose service; from long distance calls, listening to radio and music, playing games, taking pictures, recording voice and video, and browsing the internet. The benefits we obtain as a result of services from ICT have become widespread in our generation today. It improves the productive level of individuals and workers because People’s knowledge of life beyond the area they lived in is now unlimited. This idea of mass communication also profoundly affects politics as leaders now have many ways they talk directly to the people. Apart from going on air to use radio or television, politicians resort to the social media for some of their political comments and campaign. Information about protests and revolutions are being circulated online, especially through social media. This has caused political upheavals and resulted in change of government in most countries today.

Furthermore, current global issues are much more accessible to the public. Communication has been brought also to the next level because one can find new ways to be able to communicate with loved ones at home.

Science and technology expand society’s knowledge. Science helps humans gain increased understanding of how the world works, while technology helps scientists make these discoveries. Learning has maximized because of different media that are being developed which are all interactive and which bring learning experiences to the next level. Businesses have grown and expanded because of breakthroughs in advertising.

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Preparing a Career in Aviation

Preparing a Career in Aviation

The aviation industry has suffered from some hard times recently. The September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center and the increased security flights at airports have put a strain on air travel. Since these setsbacks, the aviation industry is a growth industry and its place in an ever shrinking and global world is assured. In the coming years, in a large part due to the increased connectivity of the internet and the growth of a global market place, there will be a continued need for people prepared for aviation careers.

If you are interested in such a career, the first step is education. Although the types of aviation careers vary greatly from baggage handlers to pilots, education is needed across the board. You should have an idea of ​​what field you are interested in exploring, and determine the requirements for that field. Strong math skills and computer training is needed for most of the practitioners in the aviation industry.

Large airports are not the only area of ​​aviation that has need for employees. Small and local airports are spread all over the country and these smaller airports offer an entirely different set of aviation career positions. There has been an increasing demand for pilot training for small aircraft. The smaller airports provide hanger space for personal aircraft and they sell the pilot supplies and aircraft supplies needed by recreational pilots. The complete lines of aviation supplies include David Clark headsets which have been developed to provide both ear protection and communication.

Private pilot training can be begun before you even finish high school, and would give you a good start in the personal aviation field. Another viable option for those considering a career in aviation is the military. The Air Force is an obvious choice despite the other branches have aviation units as well. In order to be a pilot in the military, you are going to need to attend college. The Service Academies are the first option, but if that is not possible, it is still possible to become a military pilot through the completion of a college program that offers ROTC training. If you are interested in other aspects of aviation, the services can provide the training and skills for aircraft repair and mechanical jobs. You can also receive training in air traffic control and radar through the service. Regardless of your interest, remember the aircraft industry will expect educated applicants and also applicants with clean criminal records who have demonstrated reliability and responsibility. …