2020-23: A period of technological transition

For the last 2 years, the full world is full of an outbreak referred to as Coronavirus or COVID-19. Technologies and machinery are playing an important role keep our society functional within the time of lockdowns and quarantines. thanks to this, the usage of technology has increased in these years. But some technical aspects are good and a few are bad.

Impact of technology

Impact of technology Technology refers to tools and Machinery that may use to resolve real-world problems. It affects the way individual communicate, learn and think. Technology helps society determines how people interact with each other on the daily basis. It has both positive and negative impacts.

Positive impacts

Over the last few years, technology has a great impact with an immense speed. In modern era, the technology works as a catalyst in the business and corporate world. One of the biggest advantages of technology is to provide good communication services. People living in different parts of the world can easily contact or see each other. It also takes business levels higher with its online communication services.

Nowadays everything is available on the internet. Students don’t need to spend their money on buying extra books. Each and every material is accurate. Even full-time or part-time jobs are available online. Like blogging, writing ebooks, etc. Different types of machinery make their work easier.

Technology has positive impacts in all fields. The creativity level of students is increasing as a result, they are learning new things at this small age. As for businessmen they are also able to measure their performances and even could attend all the meetings at their homes. Children are getting socially active and even learning new things. They are able to express their views. Even due to technology, many students are able to fill out their forms or place their bids online. Technology has made learning more interactive and collaborative. There are many online platforms that provide people to show their skills. Like Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat, etc. And also they are a mode of generating income as well.

Even medical facilities are provided online. Medicines are purchased online on fewer prices. Although there are many apps that help in online shopping and marketing. Like Amazon, Flipkart, mantra, etc. Technology has increased the productivity of almost every industry in the world. Even they use machinery like drones, etc. To deliver their products.

Negative impacts

If there are positive impacts of technology(6), then there have to be its negative impacts. As children spend more and more time on the internet, they are more apt to connect to people socially than physically. They prefer chatting online to interacting face to face. They are more busy in playing online games than playing physically with friends outside. Due to this children are more likely to suffer from health related diseases. Like obesity, depression, wronged eye sight, etc.

Having access to these gadgets reduces their sleep time. This is because, they are so engrossed in these gadgets that they forget about the time. They even forget that they had to take rest in order to stay healthy and fresh. Children below the age of 14 are required to take proper sleep of about 10 to 11 hours. But due to these gadgets they hardly sleep for 8 hours. Sleep promotes growth, helps heart health, affects weight, increases attention span, and even boosts learning.This all gets affected when they aren\’t having a proper sound sleep.

Even children are use to these machinery and robot so much that whatever they need delivered to them on their beds. As there are food delivery apps so rather than going to restaurant themselves food delivered to their home. Also, online transaction of money is not safe usually. Sometimes, there are online frauds going and once information about account given all the money from their accounts withdrawn. This causes an enormous loss.

Future of technology

way forward for technology With each passing day, technology is growing by leaps and bounds. Despite concerns about unemployment and over-dependence, proper use of technology holds bright future for us. Technology is shaping the future in a bright way.

Clean energy

Excessive consumption of fossil fuels has led our planet to the brink of catastrophic consequences. Technology helped us to house the matter of developing clean energy. Development within the field of solar energy technology has drastically reduced the price of solar cells.

Generating electricity through wind turbines has also gained a lot of momentum in recent years. So, in the near future, technology can help us do away with dependence on fossil fuels and embrace clean and green energy solutions.

Virtual reality

There are many virtual reality games being invented by gamers. Do you remember Pokémon go? It\’s one of the virtual reality game. Tech giants like Google, Facebook, and Nokia are spending an enormous amount of cash to form VR experiences better for the purchasers. VR is often used for communication through holograms, for interacting with 3-D objects, and for other useful and academic purposes.

Flying cars

Scientists are doing their best to invent flying cars. It’s said that most probably that in upcoming years usage of flying cars will be more. Amazon has already started to deliver its products with the help of drones.

A flying car for all intents and purposes is a drone that is capable of carrying people. There are already a couple of flying vehicle proto-types: Terrafugia has TF-X; Pal-V has the Pal-V1, etc. These are just some of the amazing technologies that we are going to have in the coming years.

Read also:



About The Author

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Scroll to Top