IT – Rainbow of Technical Life

IT – Rainbow of Technical Life

1With the advancement of human race, has led to many revolutions and discoveries among which technical revolution has changed the way of life and took world and human races to a different dimension. With emergence of technical revolution in the 20th century, have led a new way of thinking and doing tremendous amount of tedious work within fraction of time, doing smart work in just one click. Let it be whether typing a text to weather forecasting, reading news to publishing an article. You name any field and IT is there. Today it has become a basic need and necessity. Here today we are to talk on “Recent Trends in IT” or emerging trends in IT. Every morning you wake up, what do you need- A cup of Tea, Coffee, Warm water and the answer is a Big NO. We want to check our mobile phones first and Boom more of it we want to check missed messages on WhatsApp or Facebook for upcoming birthdays, messages from the known, tweet by our Honorable Prime Minister, Actresses, international trending people and many more. Actors, actresses, our grandparents, milk man, newspaper wala, politicians, everyone is on internet for socializing over the Internet. It has become a need symbol to carry a smart phone rather “iPhone” and spend hours with it. 2

All these renovations and innovations have come from Mobile Computing as we have shifted from carrying big laptops to carry a small smart box with us for not only socializing but also for medical, studies, reading etc. this has also led to development of many mobile applications and services and it has opened wide path for employment options too. Everything on the internet is available in just one click whether its laptop or desktop and that the product of web designing which have made our life so easy for searching and entertaining that we need nothing if we have an Internet Connection. When we the technology is so easily available and advancing why not to make our living smart by upgrading to Smart City and IoT. Trust me its fun switching on your gadgets at home even when you are far away. And then comes in security with IoT, Internet, Cloud Computing and all aspects of using machine and communicating over them.

3We need to protect our data and contents from people spying into our system and peeping into my personal life. The only way to secure it is apply data security, cyber security and also hacking can be Hi-Jacking and Hi-Joking. Also today we are happy and enjoy to see what you searched on commercial site getting displayed everywhere. Isn’t it a fun? Yes it is and sometimes No also as it collects our data using Data Mining which can be used wisely and cunningly but can be threatening too. Again security protects us from bad things being done to us. Technology has brought in many impact good as well as bad but its effect can be managed by us. Its in our hand to control technology or technology controls us. With this concept comes Artificial Intelligence where now we were controlling the machines to help in every phase of life as assistants, Expert Systems, Prediction Machines, money dispenser machines and many more uses.Now comes the era of building smart cars, smart houses to the smart cities as everything is turning smart.4

Between this entire scenario how can we forget the data that have actually revolutionized the computer systems to upgrade them with very high storage capacity, building Data Centers everywhere and costing and paying so much for customer’s profile, users profile and what not. For this, the need definitely is Database System that keeps and stores our data for a very longer of time, in proper format and makes it available whenever needed. We have been storing so much data everywhere and all types of it. Now what to do them? The answer is start utilizing them to study the trends, finding the highest hits, most sold product and on and on. Let’s analyze them statistically to improve the market of everything being sold on the earth. In all this discussion we have forgotten an important factor how do we do all this task from DBMS to AI? 5We do make everything available using programming the computer and application using high level languages sometimes even low level languages are needed to build something from the scratch. How about building a gaming app? A fitness app? A friendship app? And the list never ends. For this we have python, Android, Java, .Net, J2EE, JavaScript, HTML and the never ending list. The options are available like a platter of yummy food to choose from all you need to know is your choice and your craving for variety of items.

Anshu Agarwal,
Assistant Professor,
School of I.T.

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