The society in which we are breathing at present is very much oriented towards new information and communication technologies. Now almost everyone can access the internet, computers, and mobile devices. We are truly in the era of technological advancement and everything digital. And it must be recognized. These innovations are increasingly impacting our daily habits.
How technology improves people’s daily lives?
The rapid development of technology over the past 25 years has benefited humans in many ways. Indeed, it makes our lives easier on several levels.
In terms of work
The expansion of technology combined with digital technology makes it easier to generate a multitude of devices that are ever more state-of-the-art and that allow humans, among other things, to save treasurable time in the association of work.
For example, cheers to technology, you can now work and make a living without certainly leaving your home (telework). It not only makes it possible to work more rapidly but also to lessen the level of contamination due to the limited use of daily transport.
This development is also advantageous for businesses, which can save more money by renting less office space.
In terms of health
Technologies have become just as essential in the medical sector. Now it is possible to treat many more pathologies and other diseases due to medical technological advances. The technology has improved research results, but also improves techniques, for example with robotic arms for performing extremely precise operations, or even replacing amputated limbs.
Scanners and MRIs, ultrasound allow examinations to detect or follow certain diseases, for example. Instrument sterilization prevents infections.
Implantable defibrillators, pacemakers make it possible to monitor the heart rate, and others to treat Parkinson’s disease. The artificial heart is being researched. The extracorporeal circulation makes it possible to operate from the heart, orthopedic prostheses to replace the head of the femur of the knee joint.
In other aspects of life
The impact of technology is even more noticeable in the organization of the personal lives of people today. With a smartphone, it is indeed possible to configure reminders, to save precious time in the organization of leisure activities, to set alarm clocks in the morning.
But even more, to use various intuitive applications to do a whole series of things: learn languages, chat with people on the other side of the world, edit videos, and even run your own house!
Future of technology
Topics such as the protection of personal information that we share on the web, the addiction of young people to social networks and video games as well as respect for privacy will be the significant challenges of the coming years.
The future will tell us if the man will be able to dominate technological advances for the assistance of his well-being or if he will use them for supremacy and enslavement of the population.