Life has become more convenient and enjoyable with the developments in technology, while we can sometimes feel like throwing our laptops and phones out of the window or going on vacations just to get away from all the buzzing, beeping and being too connected. But eventually it gives a wealth of opportunities to lead a comfortable life.
Life has become more convenient and enjoyable with the developments in technology, while we can sometimes feel like throwing our laptops and phones out of the window or going on vacations just to get away from all the buzzing, beeping and being too connected. But eventually it gives a wealth of opportunities to lead a comfortable life. The integration of technology has improved every aspect of our life for good. To name a few:
Technology has profoundly changed education. It has greatly expanded access to education. Massive amounts of information are available at one’s fingertips through the Internet, and opportunities for formal learning are available online worldwide through the Khan Academy, podcasts, and more. Access to learning opportunities today is unprecedented in scope thanks to technology.
It has made the process of selling and buying easier and faster by making use of e-commerce platforms. Even Digital marketing has replaced traditional marketing as the internet plays as significant role in how today’s consumer makes purchasing decisions. Cloud computing, Driverless cars, product delivery through drones, 3d printing, artificial and business intelligence tools, collaboration tools, CRM, use of robots in manufacturing and receptions works and internet of things are the example of how technology has changed business.
With the advancements in technology, from Facebook to Instagram and Skype to Whatsapp, we now have the limitless database of communication tools that have brought us closer to the entire world. With the emergence of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) trend, employees can now conveniently work on their own devices, manage tasks from home and communicate with their customers from anywhere. GPS has become an integral part of everyone's life and is available everywhere today, be it on your mobile devices, cars or other gadgets. It has helped out businesses thrive, eased navigation, tracking and changed how we live and communicate.
Innovations in technology fused with Artificial Intelligence have saved countless lives and improved the quality of life for even more. Not only has technology changed experiences for patients and their families, but it’s also had a huge impact on medical processes and the practices of healthcare professionals.
There are many more ways in which technology has changed the way we live. These are just a few regions where technology had the most impact on. However, on the flip side, it has equally created innumerable problems. Mostly, these problems have stemmed from the misuse of technology. As BF Skinner the American psychologist and the author stresses, it is the human mind that has developed these technologies. Hence, it depends on us, how we use them: for our peril, or to our advantage.