How much do you know about technology? Would you choose technology? Is technology worth it?
Recently, people worldwide have embraced technology in their homes, workplace, places of worship, shopping, entertainment, agriculture, and so much more.
However, with the improved technology, the greater the addiction of internet users to social media and other internet channels, it has become a menace, to be precise, ‘Technology Menace.’ Getting a solution to this menace may be futile as many people rely on technology.
But is the technology that bad? I don’t think so. It is more of a two-faced issue with the good and the bad.
We cannot term it wrong as it has made everything fast and straightforward. Manually doing things was a way of the past.
Nowadays, everything, including simple tasks like cooking, needs a little bit of technology to succeed.
What is the future of technology? With increased technological advancements, men have become more creative and innovative.
There is Constant communication, improved health, better studies, increased crop production, and increased profits.
These innovations are mainly to solve imminent issues in everyday life. However, there are cases of abuse and wrongful use.
Why technology taking over?
The technology was invented, and we embraced it fully.
The internet and computers are some of the most used, and they are doing a great job improving and changing our lives, to almost possessing our lives.
We have reached a point in life where we cannot do without it.
It is a crucial component for everything we do, and some use it to make decisions, which is not entirely wrong or correct, but you need to control yourself and not be controlled by technology.
With proper use, it is worth it. However, misusing it may affect you physically, mentally, and spiritually.
Important areas technology is applied?
Every organization from, schools, households, health facilities, etc., has embraced technology to ease their workload and more. They include:
The world has become smaller using social media platforms and emails.
Businesses have thrived with increased yet improved information circulation no matter their location.
This has, in turn, boosted their productivity and yielded more results. On a personal level, communication with each other is simplified.
Through WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, you can keep in touch anytime, anywhere.
Transmission of information has also been improved through Televisions, radio, Newspapers, etc.
Medicine and Health
Improved technological advancements in Medicine have led to many positives in the health sector. There is a low infant mortality rate than before.
Surgical processes have become more comfortable and more possible.
They have seen the performance and success of life-threatening surgeries and research on new viruses and how to treat them, which has never been experienced before.
Gone are the days you would walk into a health facility when you are unwell; you can easily connect with a doctor and get prescriptions at the comfort of your home.
Hospital records are updated and stored effectively and track those with terminal illnesses.
Oil and Gas
Since oil and gas mining requires many processes, ground-taking technologies ensure an accurate exploration process.
However, these technologies increase environmental pollution, which we feel globally; software and apps provide digitized procedures and make them simple.
With the invention of robots, everything has been made easy.
Manufacturing processes in recent years have improved, and the output has doubled.
Everything related to money has been made simple, secure, and fast.
Financial transactions have been made easy as you can complete a transaction with a single click on your phone.
Most business deals are being closed fast and conveniently, unlike before. By the dream of global currency, the future of financial sectors is bright.
Energy and Power
There has been an increase in power generation and availability over the years. It’s because of inventions in Nuclear reactors, solar panels, and much more.
The education sector has dramatically improved. Major educational inventions, research, calculations, and writing is simplified. You can quickly learn and read through the internet.
Reasons why you have to be careful with technology
Technology embrace is one of the best choices you can make. However, how good is it? Are there any adverse effects?
There are lots of negatives that accompany technology.
Lack of physical interaction
Most people, especially adults, are addicted to social media and take it to their homes.
More families have less time for each other and are less involved in decision-making.
More people have become less productive in the workplace, homes, or industries as they let technology think on their behalf.
Some can’t make their own decisions without the lending hand of social media etc.
There is more stay on the chair and fewer movements.
Obesity has become a typical issue in children and adults, increasing lifestyle diseases and intellectual inabilities.
Technology is here to stay. Use it carefully to avoid internet addictions.