The Benefits Of Medical Technology?

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The effects of technology have been long debated since the introduction of the rockets in the 1st century. Many have argued that technology has destroyed society and caused it to turn into a mere shadow of what it once was, however, they seemingly forget the benefits this innovation has. The technological innovation has done more fundamental good than harm and should be embraced for its innumerable benefits. First, technology has revolutionized the medical field. The American death (national bureau of economic research) has declined 67% since 1900 and the average lifespan in the world has increased from 45 to 74 (national institute on aging).This longevity is primarily due to the innovation within medical technology. In modern times, …show more content…
The claim that electronics costs jobs actually renders false, as machinery can actually create more. In a study by financial services company Deloitte, over the last 144 years technology has actually provided more jobs than it destroyed. The company states that rather than destroying jobs, technology simply has shifted the jobs to other fields. Machinery can save even more lives by replacing humans who work in dangerous fields. Since technology has resulted in higher wages and more leisure time , there is now more spending on fields catered to leisure. For example, as a result of the increased income and decreased work hours technological innovation in the workforce has afforded, consumers have increased personal spending on luxury goods and services, such those of the beauty industry. There is now 1 hair dresser per 287 people rather than 1 per 1,793 people compared to the Victorian era. This increase is attributed to the fact that machinery has just eliminated more obsolete jobs and replaced them with jobs in other fields such as beauty and health. Technology has also provided millions of careers in the computer science and engineering fields. Since the internet, many multi-billion dollar companies have been established and have employed many workers across the world over the past decade. For example, Google has almost 100,000 employees, many of whom are not even participating in positions directly related to technology.These companies have provided jobs for a wide range of employees, such as caterers, delivery men, janitors, marketers, and many more positions. These companies display the benefits of technology solely from the Internet,but in order for the web to function, we need electricity. 2014 recorded the highest number of electricians than ever before at 628,800 jobs (national bureau of labor statistics).

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