Technology has made people so very much dependent on modern technology in their everyday lives and would have problems functioning without it. The negative affects of technology are significantly more than the positive outcomes and is deteriorating the human races progress in advancement. Causing generations of children growing up and being stunted in intellectual growth because of their dependence on technology. In such historical advancements in technology, one would like to believe that we are indeed going forward but we in fact are going in reverse. It is obviously shown that technology has become so very far along making our everyday lives much easier.
Obesity then becomes a factor of the addiction to electronic gadgets due to individuals choosing to play video games instead of going outside or exercising. When obesity becomes a factor, health of the addicted individual b... ... middle of paper ... ... essential for individuals not to rely so heavily upon current and future technological inventions in order to combat the problem of electronic gadget addiction. Too many inhabitants of the world are falling victim to the addiction of electronic gadgets. These people in turn lead a more sedentary lifestyle, which in turn results in a greater risk of obesity. These victims are also the people who are being distracted by electronic gadgets instead of paying attention to the important things in life such as work and school.
It has also brought us many benefits. However, human’s excessive dependence on technology has tremendously affected our lives in negative ways. Advanced technology has raised a society that lacks creativity, and the ability to communicate. Creativity is an intellectual characteristic, which permits us to
However, the Internet contains a lot of irrelevant inform... ... middle of paper ... ...is goal has seemed to also take away from the amount of work done by a society. It would seem that with all this extra time the society would be researching and working to improve the technology further; however, the increased technology has seemed to make the society much lazier and increasingly dependent. The sharing of negative information and the availability of offensive material has also made negative ideals more available to those who may act upon them. These negative social consequences have seriously diminished the omnipotent potential of the modern communications technologies. Sources Cited http://18.104.22.168/aweb/pages/features/netporn/, Andrew Maisel, Parents, Kids, and Pornography on the Internet: A SuperKids Special Report http://www.stanford.edu/group/siqss/Press_Release/press_detail.html, Stanford, THE INTERNET STUDY: More Detail
Ultimately, I believe we are headed towards a dystopian future because humans are no longer using machines, but machines have begun to shape our lives and affect us through psychological and physical affects. Technology can largely affect the way we view society in a psychological sense. Young children have very flexible minds that are easily altered by various factors, especially technology. Dr. Jim Taylor, internationally recognized for his psychology of parenting, provides what has happened with the rise of technology in the following statement “Then the internet was invented and…distraction is the norm, consistent attention is impossible, imagination is unnecessary, and memory is inhibited” to describe what happened... ... middle of paper ... ...g forward to a human machine; a person with all the qualifications to be an independent thinker, but has been strangely programmed to respond with machine like feedback. Works Cited Ebben, Paula.
Instead of having to go to the library they are able to just get online and find everything that is needed for them to complete the project. However there are also challenges which our society faces in the wake of this new technology. The effort to make our society run mostly on digital technology is very efficient yet it also lacks in many areas. The three greatest challenges of the digital age are problems encountered with meeting people online, file sharing, and the lack of knowledge between generations because not everyone has grown up with a digitalized world therefore causing problems when trying to fully immerse our society. Over the years the internet has brought new ways to meet and keep in touch with many around the world.
We use it to find our relationships or to make friends, start fights, look for the current information, social media, to find information, and to give information, list keeps getting wider as the ages pass, because we rely too much on technology. The possibilities areendless. If people were to lose electricity they would probably panic and would be confused because they are in need of electricity. People in society nowadays are dependent when they should try to be independent without technology. Computer user ignores the risks and problem of using computers.
Is technology a blessing or a curse? Technological innovations play a major role in changing the human lifestyle. They have brought favorable changes in terms of advancement in medical, educational, economical, and other various fields in society. But along with the advantageous changes brought by technology come the disadvantageous changes, which often lead many people to reject technological advancement due to their gravity. Addiction to phones, overuse of the internet, and negative influences of media are three of the many unfavorable effects of technology on humanity.
Despite that the technology has been invented to develop ourselves and to make our lives better and easier, however the people have abused the use of technology specifically the youth. One of the most common disadvantages for the technology but nowadays is the dependency, because the more advance society becomes technologically, the more people begin to depend on computers and other and other forms of technology for everyday existence. This means that when a machine breaks or a computer crashes, human become almost disabled until the problem is resolved. This kind of dependency on technology puts people at a distinct disadvantage, because they become less self
We can definitely blame technology, such as the internet, as well as multi-tasking. Although these things can dumb us down, these wonderful, but at the same time horrible, parts of life are unquestionably fundamental to the modern world. They make our lives more enjoyable. Just imagine if tomorrow the internet were taken away. Communications from company to company and from country to country – even simply between friends and family -- would become more difficult.