Essay-The positive and negative effects of technology SCC CGL Tier 3 I SSC CHSL Tier 2
The great advancements in technology have changed the world radically. From the way we eat to our definitions of luxury, everything has changed over the past decades. Computers, smartphones, airplanes, televisions, air conditioners, etc have made our lives easier. But this marvelous scientific stream – technology – has its own positives and negatives.
On the positive side, technology has made transportation much easier by the invention of cars, etc. On the communication front, telephones have brought the world closer than ever before. The invention of computers and tablets has made business very easy. Technology also facilitated data storage, all thanks to the invention of hard disks, USBs, and most recently, the cloud. Internet, a marvel of technology, has single-handedly revolutionized the entire world. We can now assess remote areas through satellites and explore the space all thanks to technology.
Although technology has its merits, it is damaging to several areas of life. Addiction to gadgets is giving rise to new psychic problems like insomnia, depression, and several other disorders. Its overuse can also lead to social isolation as people then avoid real-time interactions and prefer virtual communication. Moreover,