Technology, is word that we hear very commonly. In fact it is something that we use in our day to day live. Just as every coin has two sides, so does technology. The effects of technology can be both good and bad. The main thing is how you use it and how you let your loved ones use it!
Unless you are careful, there can be major consequences that you may have to face. Let’s see some it’s of the effects bad and good.
Addiction to technology is one of the first thing that crosses anyone’s mind when they hear the word technology. Today, we see so many young children who are so addicted to technology that they have needed therapy to lose the addiction. Just like drugs and alcohol can take a toll on one’s physical health even technological addiction can take a toll on one’s health. Prolonged use of headphones can cause hearing damage. Staring at the screen whether mobile or computer can cause eye sight problems. And the list just keeps going. And how about the problems of children becoming introvert and lonely although there are many people around them. How often than not have you heard old people saying this generation doesn’t know how to socialize and keep up relationships? Well, isn’t that the real truth?
However, on the other hand medicine has never been so advance. From heart surgeries to artas hair transplant everything has now become possible. Due to the development of vaccination for diseases like polio they have been completely eliminated. So many diseases that was once deadly has now become an easily curable disease due to the advancements in technology. And we are greatly indebted to the researchers, scientists, surgeon, medical persons and who so ever contributed in the slightest way to find cures to such diseases!
Time saving is another very evident advantage of the advancements of technology. A simple fact is that in the olden days women took hours to wash clothes by hand but with invention and advancement of technology, washing machines have taken over the job and completes it in barely minutes. Work and other functions have been made some much simpler and faster with technology. The simple task of sending a message in those days’ took days even months to reach the recipient. But now, you can send a message to anyone, anywhere in the world within a matter of seconds. Even surgeries have been made easier, faster and more accurate with the use of robots. For instance the robotic hair transplant.
Radiation and harmful effects
Radiation can be another very harmful emission of technology. Mobiles, laptops even the laser usage in medication and other use has been linked with many disease. Even infertility has been linked back to using the laptop on the lap or carrying the mobile in the pant pocket!