Technology is a resource that makes our daily life easier and is beneficial to us in every aspect of our life, but it is a resource that can be as harmful as it is beneficial if not used consciously. So, what are this technology and its place in our lives?
What is Technology?
The first thing that comes to mind when talking about technology is technological tools. We should not compare them only as technological tools; It appears in health, industry, scientific research, and many other fields. It has come to make our life extremely easy, and it is not easy to get away from technology today. So how can we benefit from technology that enters every aspect of our lives;
Leveraging the Benefits of Technology
It is now possible to see technology in every aspect of our lives. It is possible to see it in every field from our life at home to school, from school to business life. It is impossible to see where technology and technological tools cannot reach. Well, let’s take a closer look at the current technology that this technology has made our lives easier.
Contribution of Technology to Our Lives
Technology and technological tools are developing day by day and continue to develop. While a passenger used to find their destination by asking, now they can find it in two minutes thanks to the phone. A doctor can benefit from technological tools as an aid while treating his patient. An employer’s job can be done faster thanks to machines. If we were to describe such examples, our words would not be enough. In short, technology is in all areas of our lives.
What Technology Takes From Our Lives
No matter how advanced technology is, it greatly affects human life. Since human is a social creatures, it causes depression, sleep problems, sedentary life, and many health problems due to technological devices not only in the field of health but also in people’s lives. Most importantly, we cannot spare time for our loved ones while dealing with technological devices, which separate us from our loved ones and the good days of our lives. For this, we must use technology consciously.
Negative Effects of Technology on Humans
Time and waste of time multiplied. Thanks to nuclear technology, environmental pollution has increased. We are exposed to electromagnetic waves and radiation due to technological devices.
It started to be used as war technology, and countries invented various weapons, bombs, and missiles related to it, which led to many negativities in human life. Many professions have succumbed to technology, and some professions do not exist today. Because of technology, communication has decreased, and people have become unable to socialize. Technology-related health problems and the life of children, young and old, have negatively affected their lives, and thanks to technological applications, privacy and social problems have begun to come to the fore.
Benefits of Technology
No matter how advanced the technology is, it is in our hands to use it. The more effectively and consciously we use it, the better it will be for us. If we use it effectively without being behind while doing this, we will not lag behind in our family life, health and time.
- It facilitates scientific research and discoveries.
- Transportation, communication, and exchange of information were provided between people.
- By using technology in the field of health, easy diagnosis-diagnosis-treatment was provided, and many deadly diseases were cured.
- In recent years, it has been used a lot in terms of security, and even in the legal field, developments that can constitute evidence have been achieved. For example, security cameras and alarms.
- White goods such as refrigerators, washing machines, and dishwashers made housework easier.