Negative And Negative Consequences Of Computers

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People have been using computers for over a decade now and while computers have benefitted humanity in a major way they have also harmed established principles. We need not look too far too see the negative consequences that computers have brought to the environment and humanity including, but not limited to pollution, cyber attacks, viruses and many other consequences. However it seems like the benefits of computers have drastically outweighed the negative consequences that they produce. As we will see in this paper many trending technologies come and go, however, computers it seems are here to stay for many good reasons. However, even though computers are here to stay they raise many negative and positive consequences for humanity.
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Allowing hackers to obtain information without the consent of person using the computer. When we talk about computers it is also important to note that computers have massively affected the nature, quality and structure of work they are known to be largely responsible for the emergence of the “post industrial society” and for an “information revolution.” However, even though computers have affected the work place and computers have been getting faster over the years it does not mean that productivity has increased in par with the computing speeds. Thus, leading us to the productivity paradox which basically means that people can take advantage of advancing technology and use it to get their work done faster, but use the spare time entertaining themselves on social media websites, email and other nonproductive …show more content…
Smartphone use allow for an increased amount of flexibility and mobility use, and this its self may lead to the replacement of regular computers that we see now. However, computers may never get replaced entirely by these tiny smart gadgets, because after all they lack the capacity and power of the computer. Computers arguably have reached the saturation phase of their life cycle. According to the Power Point lectures, “This is the phase in which new users are few and far between, although there is still significant economic activity in this phase in things like repair, replacement, upgrades, accessories, and so on” (Weblec5). As we can clearly see a huge percentage of businesses already use computers to run transactions, keep accounting records, search inventory and many other things. These companies use repair people when their technology fails and are not necessarily ‘new’ to using the

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