Advantages And Cons Of Technology
We can share our past, enrich our present and expand our futures through the use of social media. It has created a faster motive to get the message across within seconds. Texting, calling, and e-mailing have revolutionized the way we keep in touch and these forms of communication only continue to advance.
Technology allows us to find creative alternatives and innovations to using nonrenewable and costly resources. From hybrid vehicles to energy efficient light bulbs, there are ways to save time and increase productivity. One machine can do today 's work in minutes which would have taken days accomplish.
Technology and Medical
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It modifies the electrical properties of substances such as silicon and germanium. Another benefit of boron for our modern technology is its use in neodymium magnets. These powerful magnets are an alloy of neodymium, iron and bron. The magnets used are found in computers, specifically hard drives.
E-waste, short for electronic waste, can be any outdated or obsolete appliance or electronic device found in offices, homes and pants pockets. Televisions, microwaves, computers and cellphones are all common examples of e-waste. This is one of the major drawbacks of technology.
It is a must to make sure that certain substances in computers are recycled properly as they are very toxic; mercury, barium and cadmium.
About 150,000 tonnes of E-Waste accumulates in Canadian landfills
Half of the E - Waste generated in Canada and United States each ear, ends up in non-regulated, backyard recycling operating in other countries like China and India
About 65% of E- Waste ends up in India
E-Waste percentages increasing as rising economies is increasing the demand of electronic devices
65% of the E-Waste is processed by individuals with a lack of skill, unequipped manual labour (People want this work as they desperate to make