Technology and Its Impact on Society

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Technological Advancements and Its Impact on Humanity Author Mr.Pratik Rajendra ButtePatil. B.Tech-Agricultural Engineering (Final Year) Abstract This paper sketches an overview of Technological advancements which have shown a substantial growth concerned with each and every field of humanity whether it be the communication systems, astronomy, nuclear powers, medical fields, automobiles, electronic devices of daily usage or the computers. Everything of the technologies has its uses and abuses over humanity; both of the views are taken in the account…. Introduction Humanity or Mankind has evolved from the essence that separates humans from beasts: the ability to use the mind for reason. Reason is the ability to analyze, create, deduce,…show more content…
The gift of science and technology have been deliberately abused by the “powerful humanity, time and again. There are natural side-effects of these gifts, but their deliberately misuse and abuse outweigh and evils of the side –effects, which could have been modified or at least minimized to a large extent otherwise. Human greed, selfish interest, lack of planning and myopic vision has all led to the abuse of science and technology. The real danger is not that computers will begin to think like men, but that men will begin to think like computers Sydney J. Harris Artificial Intelligence Nevertheless some people argue that science can destroy mankind. E.g.; Robots will be built to clone humans, robots will take over the world, the first genetically cloned human brain will be implanted in a robot which will enable to feel human emotions, and maybe even create some kind of robotic offspring. One thing I would also like to state is technology is only created by our minds, with our imaginations. Without imaginations, no technology would have been created. Technology has made people rely heavily on the new advancements thus making them lethargic. People prefer riding a car rather than traveling in a bicycle or a bus or any other means of public transport. They don't care about the environment or the harm they do to the atmosphere by smoking out hazardous gases thereby depleting the Ozone layer and leading to overall global warming. Further,

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