Technology has really paved the way for a more convenient and better way of living. Most if not all of the people living in this world have somehow experience the wonderful benefits of using various kinds of technological developments. Regardless of the country we live, the cultures or traditions we follow, at some point in each and every one’s life they have benefited from the use of technology.
Years ago, there were already a lot of sicknesses and diseases that people acquire. Due to lack of medication and knowledge of what it really is, the mortality rate was very high. There were no studies or researches back then to help people be aware of what kind of illness they have and what possible treatments they can get to give them a longer life. However, nowadays with all the state-of-the-art machines, equipment or tools, people are well informed of the possible sicknesses they have by simply looking at their symptoms. Today, with the help of professionals who are experts in the medical field, people can now battle even the gravest diseases with the use of newly developed medications and treatment procedures. Technology has really helped give each and every one of us to prevent from getting sick which ultimately result to a longer life.
The effect of various technological advancements are used in the different things we use daily. From our mobile devices, flat screen LED televisions, the very useful Internet connection through WIFI as well as uniquely designed kitchen stoves, oven, blenders, juicers, oven toasters and utensils. We can also find bathrooms; with toilets that flushes by itself after using, sinks with tabs or hand dryers that automatically opens when its censor feels something, trash cans with lids that unlocks itself and even bathtubs or shower enclosures with several kinds of features that are very useful.
With the help of technology, everything we have every imagined or anything in our wildest dreams are now possible. A simple click in our mobile phones will allow us not only to talk to our loved ones living in the other side of the world but also actually see them face-to-face. Work can now be done at the comfort of your own home as long as you have an Internet connection. Doing your grocery and other items on your shopping list can now be purchase with the use of interactive websites that will allow you to pay using your credit card and have it delivered anywhere you want. Yes, technology affects us in different kinds of way and most of the time in a positive way. However, just like anything in this world, it also has its downsides, which can also affect us negatively. First, it somehow encourages us to be lazy and rely on machines to do the actual jobs for us. Even the simplest things like opening the curtains or television can now be done with the use of remote controls. Secondly, the lost of personal touch is lessen if not eliminated as we can simply use our devices in expressing and showing our love and affection to another person.
Technology has help our lives in a lot of ways. Nevertheless, we should bear in mind that we should never rely on these machines to do everything for us. We humans are created with brain that will help us do everything our heart desires while these tools and machines are only programmed to do a little number of tasks.