Technology And Its Impact On Society

1596 WordsMay 3, 20167 Pages
Society has become dependent on technology and it now plays an important role in many people’s lives. Try imagining your life without technology. If the internet, mobile devices, and games were taken away from us, how would we feel? Many people would feel like a part of their lives are missing due to technology now being a necessity in their everyday life. It would be very different from what we are comfortable with today. The truth is, many people rely on technology to get them through the day. Whether it 's at work, at home, or at school, technology is beneficial. Without technology, our lives would be much different. Technology can have both a positive and negative impact on many people lives today, but one can choose how to use it. For instance, positive effects that technology contributes to increased communication, speediness of work and fast access to information. In contrast, negative effects that technology contributes to are decreased in human social behavior, education and health risk. Although, technology can play a positive and negative role in one’s life, one must consider the negative effects seriously because health is important in many people lives. In the article, Alone Together by Sherry Turkle she argues that for many people, rather than being a ground for comfort, the internet and technologies tend to bring different levels of anxiety. In agreement, many people are relying too much on technology to solve their problems and anxieties. People within
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