Pros And Cons Of Technology

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Technology is defined as the science or knowledge put into practical use to solve problems or to invent useful tools. In today’s world many technological progress, changes and advances are happening. These changes and advances can be both suitable and unfavorable. Therefore, the way we use technology in our daily lives should be used for the good instead of using it for the bad which might end up harming not only our selves but also the society we live in. This research paper seeks to discuss the pros and cons of living in the world of technology and to what extent our country is coping to it.
Today’s world is dominated by many advances in technology such as cell phones, laptops, computers and tablets among others used for the day to day operations
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All the benefits of having technology may seem great but there are still many down-sides to it. Cybercrime is increasing, there is identity theft and we are becoming so dependent on them. Other disadvantages of technology is that it increases our state of loneliness. Social Isolation is on the increase, people are spending more time playing video games, learning how to use new modern technologies, using social networks and they neglect their real life. Technology has replaced our old way of interacting. Secondly, it greats unemployment therefore leaving us jobless. Modern technology has replaced many humans; now robots are doing the jobs we once did.
It is also a major distraction. Attentiveness drops drastically in the classroom when students have their cell phones or other technologies out. The focus shifts from their teacher and education, to whatever they are looking at, playing, or doing on their phones. Finally, probably one of the greatest disadvantage to technology is that world destruction weapons are being created. Modern technology has been the main aid in the increasing and endless wars. It aids the manufacturing of modern war weapons which will require testing. So when these weapons get into the hands of criminals they will use

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