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Technology Does More to Increase Crime That to Solve It.

My second essay, graded A by my GP teacher.
Written: 18 February 2009

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Cybercrime, hacking, black
mailing, fraud, theft and extortion; these are the first few types of crimes come into our mind when we are presented with the words “technology” and “crime”. One of the reasons might be that we all have been prone to the nuisance caused by any of these crimes at least once, as almost everyone these days has access to the computer and the internet. Crime has existed as long as humans and will only become extinct with us. Why? Because offending and violating laws is defined as crime, and laws are created by man. No one can deny that technology has elevated crime rates and has even given birth to a variety of new crimes, but has it not done enough to solve them? Before a conclusion is made, this topic will be assessed by using various examples. Continue reading

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Education is incomplete without an understanding of the basic mathematical principles

This was the first essay I wrote in my GP class. I got a B on this one.
Written: 14th October 2008

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mathMathematics is applied in every part of our life. From the moment we wake up, look at our watch to check the time, dial a number to make a phone call, pay a shopkeeper and when he gives us the change; these are just a few things where mathematics is used. The basic principles of mathematics, which are addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and counting, are all used here. Education, that is, other than the education of mathematics itself, also needs support of mathematics, but first we need to define what education actually is. Continue reading