ICTs and Social Transformations Quiz

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What factor significantly influences the social transformations resulting from the increasing use of ICTs?

Organizations and individuals with economic leverage, political power, or technical expertise

How has digital broadcasting changed the way we experience television and radio?

It has completely changed the way we experience them

What has been a significant influence on the development of graphical interfaces?

Computer gaming

What has technology enabled in the production and distribution of music?

Listening to music and podcasts using online platforms

What has been the impact of ICT on business?

It has made it easier to start a business

What is unique about ICTs compared to other technologies?

They have certain basic features that make them unique

What is the primary function of a sensor in a smart device?

To collect data

What is an example of a device that bundles multiple sensors together?

Nest thermostat

What innovation enabled the mass adoption of 'smart' devices in homes?

Introduction of voice controls

What is the primary difference between Siri and Alexa?

Siri lives on your phone, while Alexa lives inside a speaker

What is an example of an action that can be triggered by a smart device?

Ordering more milk when the carton runs out

What is required for a smart device to make sense of the data it collects?

Network connectivity and a processor

What is the primary goal of the cryptographic implant for IoT devices introduced by Teserakt?

To protect the data that streams from IoT devices

What is the current trend in the information technology industry?

An industry on the rise, with emerging technologies and changing business structures

What is the impact of innovations in IT on customers?

They are changing the way customers experience purchasing and support

What is the purpose of emerging technologies in fields like medicine, entertainment, and education?

To present new functions and improve existing ones

What is the significance of the trends in information technology mentioned in the text?

They are crucial areas to watch in 2019 and viable considerations for future career choices

What is an example of how innovations in IT are changing daily practices?

Storing files digitally

What provides the sensation of touch in Virtual Reality systems?

Data gloves with force-feedback devices

What is the main purpose of motion sensors in Virtual Reality systems?

To pick up the user's movements and adjust the view on the screen

What is a characteristic of Virtual Reality systems that allows users to experience changing viewpoints and perspectives?

Real-time adjustments to the user's movements

What is the most immediately-recognizable component of Virtual Reality systems?

Head-mounted display

What is a key difference between immersive Virtual Reality systems and traditional user interfaces?

The display technology used

What type of environments actively display virtual content onto room-sized screens?

CAVE automatic virtual environments

Which vector image file extension is commonly used by designers?


What is the characteristic of JPEG images when enlarged?

Image quality decreases

What is a notable feature of PNG images?

Transparent background

What is a common use of GIFs in web pages?

Load quickly due to reduced file size

Which image file type is designed to produce high-resolution graphics for print?


What is the benefit of EPS files being a universal file type?

They can be opened in any design editor

Test your understanding of the impact of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) on social transformations. This quiz covers the role of ICTs in society, their unique features, and their potential effects on individuals and organizations.

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