14 Crisp and Brief Talks in 45 minutes
Vakkom Moulavi Foundation Trust organised ‘Kaleidoscope Talks’ for college students across Kerala on 26 May 2023 at the Trust Hall. These were brief talks of 3 minutes duration using visual aids on the topic “Social Impacts of New Technologies”. Prof. Achuthsankar S. Nair, Dept.of Computational Biology & Bioinformatics, Kerala University conceived the programme and chaired the session. 14 participants from IISER Trivandrum, the Central University of Kerala, CET Trivandrum and Cochin University of Science and Technology made presentations on the following topics – “Overview of Synthetic biology -multidisciplinary field of science that involves redesigning organisms for useful purposes by engineering them to have new abilities” ,“ How Technology affect children and their childhood”, “ Facial Recognition and Application in Education”, “ Growth of 5 G Technology and its impacts “ “ “Technology under the Skin – Microchips”, “ The impact of Technology on society and culture”, “Technology and Dating”, “ Lifestyle and Technology”, “ Technology and Crime”, “ Advantages of Artificial Intelligence”, ” Technology in Sports”, “ Advantages of 3 D Printing”, “Features of e-schoolbooks.in”, “What is Communication Technology “. The programme enabled the students to think how technology is going to impact our life and the society we live in and communicate the thoughts in minimum words with visual support.
Er. A. Suhair, Chair and Dr. Sajitha Bashir, Vice Chair VMFT addressed the participants. Prof. Achuthsankar S. Nair, Dr. Sheeba, Arya and Shine also spoke on the occasion.