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Latest Developments in the Field of IT

Latest Developments in the Field of IT

We have been successfully achieving and inventing so many useful things with the increase in the usage of computers and internet. These developments ease off human efforts.

The first thing that comes to our mind is robots.

 Robotics –  

  • These robots are created with the concept of Artificial Intelligence.
  • Artificial Intelligence is when a machine is able to perform actions similar to humans, such as "learning" and "problem-solving".
  • Robots can perform tasks equal to humans.

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Virtual Personal Assistants – 

  • Smartphone users can interact with the phones via this option.
  • These are features available on smartphones, where a user can interact with the device.
  • We get an interactive response to the needs of the smartphone users.
  • Examples of Virtual Personal Assistants - Siri

Banks

  • In daily life, there will be millions of transactions which will happen in all banks across the globe.
  • Do you think it would be manageable to track these details in a file?
  • With the latest development, banks use computers to keep the record of all the transactions.
  • It helps to save huge data with high speed, convenience and security. 
  • All the required information can be accessed at the required time.
  • Communication
  • With developing technology everyone is exposed to the internet and we can connect with other very easily.
  • Initially, we had chatting and now we have video calling facility where we can feel like meeting our friends and family at a very minimal cost.
  • This has made communication easy and helps to share information.

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Business

  • To know the clients or customer base and to track the investments we need internet access.
  • Corporate transactions should be tracked to know if the business is successful.
  • It helps to keep the record of all the profit and loss. 
  • We can have these information saved and can be used whenever required.

Medical Science

  • With the help of a computer, diseases can be easily diagnosed and cured.
  • There are a few machines which allow the doctor to view the different organs of our body such as the heart, kidney, etc.
  • We can have these information saved and can be used whenever required.
  • Patient’s progress can also be measured and diagnosed accordingly.

Education

  • People get wide knowledge by browsing the required information through the internet.
  • We can now apply for distance education, attend courses, get certification and much more.
  • We can browse for information available online and this can secure better jobs prospects.

 

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Media

  • To create a visual treat we have widely developed even in the media field.
  • Software is used everywhere, even in the making of cartoon films or animated files.
  • With help of computers, special effects for action and science fiction movies can also be created. 

Purchase Prediction

  • Many marketing sectors make large business with help of purchase prediction.
  • Flipkart and Amazon are a few examples of purchase prediction.
  • These sellers have all the products that are available in the market and hope to send you items beforeyou need them.
  • This also includes the coupons used to buy things online.
  • They give attractive offers or discount and try pushing you to buy the product.

Travel and Ticketing

  • To book our tickets we can use the internet.
  • By booking the tickets online, one can avoid the long queue.
  • They can also check the status of their reservation.
  • We also get an automatic alert in case, if there is any delay in train or flight.

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Weather Predictions

  • With help of supercomputers, weather predictions are also possible.
  • We can forecast the temperature and get well prepared for the same.

Sports

  • We have options to watch live matches online or even recorded programs.
  • In cricket, it helps in with umpiring decisions.
  • For accurate and fair decision, when an umpire is not clear with his decision we go for the third umpire where the recording of the match can be seen again on the computer.
  • Then the result can be announced.

Recap

Robotics –  

  • These robots are created with the concept of Artificial Intelligence.

Virtual Personal Assistants – 

  • Smart phone users can interact with the phones via this option.

Banks –

  • With the latest development, banks use computers to keep a record of all the transactions.

Communication –

  • With developing technology everyone is exposed to the Internet and we can connect with other very easily.

Business –

  • To know the clients or customer base and to track the investments we need internet access.

Medical Science –

  • With the help of the computer, diseases can be easily diagnosed and cured.

Education –

  • People get wide knowledge by browsing the required information through the internet.

Media –

  • With help of computers, special effects for action and science fiction movies can also be created.

Purchase Prediction –

  • Many marketing sectors make large business with help of purchase prediction.

Travel and Ticketing –

  • By booking the tickets online, one can avoid the long queue.

Weather Predictions –

  • With help of supercomputers, weather predictions are also possible.

Sports –

  • We have options to watch live matches online or even recorded programs.

 

Quiz for Latest Developments in the Field of IT

Q.1

Which one programming language is exclusively used for artificial intelligence?

a) C
b) Java
c) J2EE
d) Prolog

Q.2

Firewall in computer is used for _______________

a) Security
b) Data Transmission
c) Authentication
d) Monitoring

Q.3

A dual layer Blue-ray Disc can store data up to __________

a) 20 GB
b) 35 GB
c) 12 GB
d) 50 GB

Q.4

Which of the following is NOT an operating system?

a) DOS
b) Mac
c) C
d) Linux

Q.5

Which of the following is NOT Database Management Software?

a)

MySQL

b)

Oracle

c)

Sybase

d)

COBOL

Q.6

Who invented the World Wide Web (WWW)?

a) Tim Berners Lee
b) Jerry Yang
c) Mark Zuckerberg
d) David Filo

Q.7

The first Indian who became the CEO of Microsoft:

a) Vinod Khosla
b) Narayan Murthy
c) K. Radhakrishnan
d) Satya Nadella

Q.8

Which is the folding Electric Car that has been invented lately?

a) Google car
b) Micro car
c) Armadillo -T
d) KAIST

Q.9

.gif is an extension of which of the following?

a)

Image file

b)

Audio file

c)

Video file

d)

Word file

Q.10

Who is known as the father of Supercomputing?

a) David J brown
b) Gene Amdahal
c) Adam Dunkels
d) Seymour Cray

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