The Battle Of Technology And Technology

1173 Words Oct 29th, 2015 5 Pages
The Battle of Technology
Within the 21st century, technology has become very advanced and even addictive for some individuals. With the rapid growth of technology, there has been a debate on if we are overusing technology in our lives. Some people see technology as a force that has escaped from human control while others feel that technology is continually improving the quality of life. In the past, mobile phones were only used as a means to communicate via phone call or text. Today, they are more than just a mere communication device. They are now considered to be an essential part of our everyday lives. Technology continues to advance day by day, and at the same time people are continuing to rely more and more on them. The negative effects of cellphone use are displayed through the reduction of human interaction, instant gratification, and human health issues.
There have been significant advancements in the field of technology and science over the past several decades, for example the mobile phone, which was introduced in the mid 1980’s. Although, these developments offer many benefits, they bring upon many negative side effects as well. Consequently, the most important side effect to visit upon is the reduction of human interaction. We live in a world where communication through modern technology is more or so required than optional, from school to work, professor or boss, emailing, iMessaging, and social networking. Mobile phones are changing the way the humans…
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