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Advantages and Disadvantages of Space Exploration
Science, Technology

Advantages and Disadvantages of Space Exploration

Outer space has been a subject of equal measure of elusiveness and excitement for human beings. We were all taught about the Earth and its surrounding atmosphere in our science lessons. And the information that we have acquired about everything beyond our sight could not have been possible without space explorations. So here is a look at some benefits of space exploration and some challenges faced in the process. WHAT IS SPACE EXPLORATION? Space exploration is a type of investigation of the cosmos beyond our Earth. This is using the assistance of certain instruments, for instance, a satellite, spacecraft, telescope, or launch vehicles. That is to say that space exploration is simply the use of technology to study outer space. We have an illustrious history of studying space and celestial...
Advantages and Disadvantages of Technical Support
Technology

Advantages and Disadvantages of Technical Support

Business models are constantly looking at innovations to increase profits. But there are already a few sure shot ways recognized in the business world that helps in promoting these businesses. One of the ways to harness the power of the internet and through communication is via a technical support team. Businesses invest in technical support to bring in newer customers, retain the existing ones, and to assure quality and finesse. Let us look at the importance and challenges of technical support.  WHAT IS TECHNICAL SUPPORT? Technical or tech support means the services provided to users of technological products or services. It is a form of communication that technology (tech) companies use to help their users and customers with specific problems in relation to the said products or service...
Advantages and Disadvantages of Unlocked Mobile Phones
Technology

Advantages and Disadvantages of Unlocked Mobile Phones

Mobile phones have revolutionized the way we communicate now. It has slowly become an indispensable part of our daily lives. Access to unlimited information because of the internet, constant touch with family and friends, and conducting work or business are only some of the important uses of a mobile phone. As it has essentially made our lives easier, we are constantly on the lookout for the best possible mobile phones. Phone manufacturers have also tried to capitalize off of the society's needs by making phones with different features. Now we can choose from different types of handsets (mobile phones). One of the classifications of these phones are locked and unlocked mobile phones. Unlocked mobile phones have gained a lot of popularity lately for their unique features. But is it as good ...
Advantages and Disadvantages of Technology in Education
Technology

Advantages and Disadvantages of Technology in Education

The world we live in has become hyper-connected with the help of technology. Every aspect of human endeavor is virtual nowadays. Therefore, it is no surprise that technology has been infused into learning and education. Several have embraced the idea with enthusiasm while some remain skeptical with its objective. So, let us look at the advantages and disadvantages of technology in education. THE CONCEPT OF EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY Educational technology, also known as EdTech or EduTech, is an area of technology that facilitates learning and improving educational performance through technological resources. For instance, several audio and visual tools like digital cameras, DVDs, projectors, webcams are examples of this technology. Collaborative learning is achieved with the help of devices...
Advantages and Disadvantages of Electric Cars
Technology

Advantages and Disadvantages of Electric Cars

Wheels were invented thousands of years ago. They became the foundation of transportation. Ever since then, transportation has come a long way. It went from bicycles to cars, from ships to planes. Even these modes of transport keep on evolving. Their improvement, more often than not, happens in terms of their speed. However, cars have evolved to such an extent that there are now two parallel versions of car. The latest ones are electric cars. As is expected, it has its own advantages and disadvantages. WHAT IS AN ELECTRIC CAR? As the name suggests, it is a car that runs on electricity. This is in contrast to cars that are used commonly. They run on fossil fuels, such as diesel or petrol. An electric car is a vehicle that is propelled by one or more electric motors. These motors are the d...
Advantages and Disadvantages of Mesh Network
Technology

Advantages and Disadvantages of Mesh Network

If the current world were to be described in a single word, it would be called “connected”. No matter where someone is, they’re connected to the rest of the world. However, this connection isn’t magical. It doesn’t just happen on its own. Years of programming have gone into creating the mechanisms for these connections. These mechanisms are networks. Networks help individuals stay connected to each other. There are various types of networks. One such network is a mesh network. It has its own advantages and disadvantages. WHAT IS A NETWORK? A network, in computing, is a group of two or more devices that can communicate. These devices are linked in order to share resources (such as printers and CDs), exchange files, or allow electronic communications. The computers on a network may be link...
Advantages and Disadvantages of Technology
Technology

Advantages and Disadvantages of Technology

Evolution is a continuous process. Humans evolved from smaller, simpler organisms into the creatures that they are today. But they won’t always stay that way. Up until a few centuries ago, this evolution was purely biological. But now, it is technological. And in the case of humans, technology has played and will play a monumental role in that. But like all things under the sun, technology also has various advantages and disadvantages. WHAT IS TECHNOLOGY? In literary terms, technology can be defined as the sum of techniques, skills, methods, and processes used in the production of goods or services or in the accomplishment of objectives. In practical terms, it can be defined to be everything non-biological around us. The tools we use to cook our food, to travel, to communicate, to work, ...
Advantages and Disadvantages of Video Conferencing
Technology

Advantages and Disadvantages of Video Conferencing

The dynamics of a workplace is in transition increasingly. With new technological innovations, we have had to navigate working digitally as well. One of the many things that are quintessential with meetings is video conferencing. Here are the advantages and disadvantages of video conference calls. What is Video Conferencing? Video Conferencing is the technology where a conference is conducted with two or more people at multiple locations for the purpose of communication. In other words, people participating in a video conference can see and hear each other through video and audio transmissions. This visual communication tool is used for increasing efficiency mostly in businesses to optimize and accelerate decision-making processes regardless of the participants' locations.  There are ...