Computer in Todays World

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The Place of Computer in Today’s World

Introduction:
Today, we are living in a computer age. The awareness of computer is more than at any other time. It has dominated almost all the fields. There is hardly an industry, which does not use computers. It is not anymore thought of as a mere calculating machine. Computers are used in banks, factories, in Government offices, education institutions, for research and development and even supermarkets. The Computer plays a very vital role in the following fields:

Trade and Commerce: -

In business, transactions that take place have to be very carefully recorded so that there is less ambiguity and the recorded transactions later on are utilized for various purposes - tax purposes, analysis, forming business strategies and so on. The technological advances have made computers to be one of the most robust machine or device that help the business community and the society at large. It is now possible for the commercial establishments to reach the people globally. This has been possible by the advancement of networking technologies such as WAN. The acceptance of computer by the business community has proved the fact that computers are definitely reliable.

Education: -

Education system is one of the key elements in producing good human beings in any society and a computer is definitely considered as one of the better teaching aids. The visual impact leaves a better impression than the conventional way of teaching. The imagination and the creativity of both teacher and taught is enhanced. The advanced countries have already adopted computers as a teaching aid. Some institutions in India are using computers for presenting the subject concerned. Applications like MS POWER POINT help in preparing the slide shows.

Transportation:

Another significant role the computer has played is in transport sector. It has very efficiently utilized by the Indian Railways. Now, a commuter could get latest information...
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