Technology And Its Effect On Our Lives

1199 Words Mar 22nd, 2016 5 Pages
Technology is helping us to advance in the world.
When we talk about technology, most people’s first thoughts would be about phones, laptops, the internet etc. This is because every single argument I found against technology is talking about how we waste so much time on devices and how it is ruining human interactions and real life communication. What they don’t know is that while it does do all of these things, there are some good things that technology has brought upon us. Some examples are that technology assists in transferring water to our houses and it is used in the refrigeration of food. These are things that people may take for granted. Our earthquake resistant and fireproof structures we see today are also a gift of developments in technology.
If we were to compare how humans live now to decades ago, the main difference would be how technology is commercially used now. Cell phones have a huge part in this. A study conducted by the United Nations’ telecommunications agency discovered that more people have cell phones than people have ever had landlines. There are almost as many cell-phone subscriptions (6.8 billion) as there are people on this earth. This shows how technology is a major part of today’s society.
Our lives are much easier now, and this leads people to misjudge us and to believe that we are a lazy generation. Technology has changed our lives for the better. If it wasn’t for the technology we wouldn’t have cars, planes, microwaves, phones, laptops,…
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