How Technology Has Changed Our Lives

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How Technology Has Changed Our Lives

The new and emerging technological updates of everything keeps making our lives more and easier with time. Although it isn’t just the ease that comes with them. Every technology has some negative as well as positive effects coming along with them. But as things get easier and better to experience; as long as the technologies are there. Not many pay attention to the negativities and just focus on the positive benefits they get.

Ever since the world has started being introduced to the technologies, everything has changed. Before all these technologies life was simple and everyone was just simple human beings. Everything depended upon efforts and hard work. But then technologies started being a prominent part of the world’s basic needs.

Since it came, one by one, life become easier and most of the work became faster and less complicated. Since the time, we prefer to depend upon the technological advancements that make our life easier and updated. Rather than how it was before everything advanced.

How Technology Takes Our Lives To A New And Advanced Level?

Now that we are fond of how technology takes our lives to a new and advanced level and how with every updated version of a technology, more and more ease comes along; everyone wants to be a part of it. But it’s not that life is only depended on these technologies but made easier and faster through them. As with every technology, the work done becomes easier and faster, in a new and much better way than before, without causing too much hassle to do the work.

Now it isn’t hard to analyze how technology has made life easier and lesser time-consuming. Like if we take mobile phones, they make communication extremely easy no matter what the distance. And not just that, but keeping your life organized can be done just through a phone tap with the slide of your finger. That’s not all, as there is a huge number of technological devices that are already present. And much more are being introduced each passing day, in order to make life easier and the work less time-consuming.

Is Technology That Important In Our Lives?

If we give it a thought on whether a human can survive without it or not, then it is possible. But these humans can be divided into 2 types; like the ones who don’t even give a second thought to the usage of technologies. And then the ones who literally just can’t live without it. Mostly, the young generation today is the kind of people who are most addicted to an easier and advanced life making it hard to resist technological devices for them.

But most probably, the ones who prefer doing most of their tasks of life on their own. Without depending much on technology are the ones who can easily resist it, without having to struggle at all. With both these kinds of people spread in the world. It is pretty obvious to think that half the people of the world or probably more than that. Need technology to complete most of their tasks. This makes technology an extremely important need of their lives leading to an irresistible desire.

List of Technological Inventions That Changed Our Lives:

  • Inventions of airplanes, spacecraft’s and ships have made traveling from a near or far away distance easier and lesser time-consuming. These advanced traveling options have even made travelling to the moon possible and easier.
  • The technology and its benefits used by teachers to enhance their teaching methods. And knowledge has made learning and teaching easier than ever. E-learning and online education processes have been easier and handy methods of gaining knowledge and education from wherever we are.
  • Communication has never been easier or faster before the cell phones that are commonly used today. As cell phones are further updated with smartphones, these have made connecting with people all around the world. And managing life’s day-to-day activities easier and faster.
  • Home chores have never been simpler and less time consuming than before the technologies that are present in almost every home today. From dishwashers to vacuum cleaners and washing machines, everything makes doing home chores easier than ever.
  • Earlier when no medical equipment and technologies were introduced and available, everyone relied on home remedies and predicted diseases. But then this medical equipment and technologies were invented; that made operations and analyzing of diseases easier and assured. Now one can simply go through some tests and x-rays, and have their physical condition examined with assured results and analysis.

Negative Aspects:

We all know that with every good thing, something bad also comes along. So, with every positive benefit, there’s always a negative effect on the technologies we use nowadays. In order to get an easier and advanced life. Let’s discuss some positive as well as negative effects of Technologies here.

Negative Effects:

  • Psychological and mental issues like depression. Distraction or lack of concentration issues are caused due to the excessive usage of technologies.
  • Physical issues like vision problems, neck strain or hearing problems are also caused due to excessive technological usage and addiction.
  • Loss of the capability of working hard or making efforts in anything is another negative effect that is caused due to excessive dependence on technologies.

While evaluating the negative effects and also keeping in mind the positive effects of technologies today. Has technology made our life better than before or worse? Although many people do consider the fact that technology has brought in our lives a lot of negativity with it. The benefits it provides are more worthy of being appraised than the flaws.

Yes, the negative effects can’t be denied too but keeping a balance on the usage of technologies in our lives. It is a great way to minimize the negative effects of affecting our lives. Also, then we can have more benefits and less of the negatives affecting us.