Wireless Communication Impact On Human Society

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Impact of wireless communications on human society Kelland Chew Jiaxing U1321665F L2 KCHEW002@E.NTU.EDU.SG Abstract Aim – To research the impact of wireless communications on society Objectives – To demonstrate the benefits of developing wireless communication technologies Background – Wireless communication technology has forever changed how we communicate and we are no longer tethered by a cable when we wish to communicate. Results – Wireless communication advancements are still crucial to the development of human society and how we communicate. Conclusion – While there may be an unlinked increase in cases of illness related to wireless technologies, the benefits heavily outweigh the cons. Introduction I have chosen to undertake this particular…show more content…
The scope of this report places heavy emphasis on the benefits of wireless technology and how human society has adapted and progressed alongside it. It does not include the technology such as multiplexing and encryption employed in wireless technologies. Methods employed in the report include heavy emphasis on current published papers and books and internet resources. Limitations in the study include no suitable unit of measure for the impact of wireless technology on human society. Background A review of Fundamentals of Wireless Communication by David Tse and Pramod Viswanath shows that wireless communication technologies are one of the most varied area in the communication field and it has not slowed down since its study in the 1960s. Demand with regards to wireless connectivity due to mobile phones have only served to push the technological demands further. Starting from the famous demonstration of wireless telegraphy by Marconi in 1897, radio waves began travelling across the Atlantic Ocean in 1901, and it has now matured into the high…show more content…
The military’s concern was prescient; wireless technology was used in the Boer War (1899- 1902) and the Russo-Japanese War (1904). Wireless technology was seen as so important to international relations that Germany hosted International Wireless Conferences in 1903 and 1906 and the Institute of International Law in Belgium crafted guidelines to control wartime wireless use.” While people were slow to find uses for the mobile phones, once accustomed to the technology, people found a need to continue using their cell phones due to the convenience provided by such devices, leading to less time being spent planning their schedules. However, “Some people report a need to engage in “digital fidgeting” by constantly checking messages and sports

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