Technology And Its Effects On Technology

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Technology and its Effects The term technology originated from the Greek word ‘technologia’. Technology refers to the use of machines and various tools that make our daily work lives simpler, easier and organized. The word also refers to the different tools, gadgets, and resources used by humans so as to help them control and adapt to their environment appropriately (Bridgman, 5}. Technology also refers to the knowledge of techniques and processes and is embedded mostly in machines used as factors of production in our factories. Embedding technology in computers and smart devices such as phones and tablets is also very common. Various ancient discoveries such as the invention of the wheel, the discovery of how to control fire and the Neolithic Revolution have played a major role in modern day technological advancements. Such ancient discoveries increased the availability of food resources and also helped man travel in and control their environment (Bender, 13). Technology has greatly improved efficiency in service delivery especially in the fields of education, business, and healthcare.
Technological advancements have had an unprecedented effect on modern human life that no one could have predicted. Technology has led to the development of more advanced economies and also the of a leisure class. Modern technological advancements are as a direct of innovations and studies in the fields of engineering and science. Despite the fact that technology has had a positive impact…
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