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Technology simplifies life in so many ways and very differently to different people. Due to this reason some view technology differently according to their own experiences. To some people it means complicated electronic devices. To others, it means the source of the radical changes that are happening in all phases of life. Others define technology as science applied to practical purposes. Some people fear to use technology while others see it as the source of longer and more complete lives. With all these views, technology has impacted on the higher end more positively to many people than in the negative way. Thus let’s take a look at some advantages that has emerged due to technology.
Easy Access to information: It has become very easy to get access to relevant information at any time anywhere. This has been possible because of modern technologies like broadband internet. Lots of data is being published and indexed online, sites like Wikipedia and YouTube have great original content which can be used in research or entertainment. Information is power, and those who find information and use it well always succeed. With smart gadgets like the iPod, iPhone , galaxy tablet , users can easily have access to information through these smart gadgets because they use internet. So a user on a train can easily read breaking news while traveling, they can also buy and sell stocks while in the bedroom using the internet. These smart gadgets make it easy to access internet and this simplifies the way we get information.
Encourages innovation and creativity: Since technology is challenging, it sparks the brain to work to its full potential. In the past, it used to be very difficult to start a business, one had to have lots of capital and they even had limited access to business information. Today, it is very easy to start a business while at home. Let us look at companies like Etsy.com which enable creative people sell their works online, this encourages creativity.
Improved communication: Communication is like water to life. We cannot develop without communication. Modern technology has blessed us with advanced communication technology tools. These can include e-fax machines, electronic mail, mobile phones, videoconferencing, instant text messaging applications, social networking applications. All these modern communication technology tools have simplified the way humans and businesses communicate. I can easily talk to my relative oversees using a mobile phone or video chatting services like Skype.
Convenience of Traveling : Modern transportation technology makes it very easy to travel long distances. Transport is a very important factor both in our lives and in the business world. Transportation technology has evolved with years. In the past it used to be slow and expensive to move long distances. Now days, one can cover a 10 miles distance within a few minutes or hours using electric trains or airplanes.
Changed the health industry: Nowadays most hospitals have implemented modern technology in surgical rooms; this has reduced on number of mistakes made by doctors. Similarly with advancements in equipment we are able to treat more complex diseases and also reducing number of deaths resulting from different kinds of diseases that could not be treated before.