The Impact Of Technology On Our Society Essay

818 Words Nov 15th, 2016 4 Pages
There is no denying that the impact of technology in the world today is huge and can be categorized into how it affects our society today. Being aware of the harmful aspects of the overuse of electronics will help you avoid any unnecessary pitfalls.
Most people might argue that technology has helped in the achievement of new inventions in different fields to make life easier, but most of the inventions have done much damage than good. According to (Hans & S.Norris, 2014), the total number of nuclear weapons worldwide is estimated at 10,144.The number could easily increase since most countries partially decommissioned theirs or stored them to protect their international interests. The presence of very powerful weapons has continued to threaten world peace and existence of life in the world
The world’s resources have been depleted to manufacture useless weapons with the aim of harming the next human being instead of investing in development of tools and fight against survival obstacles like hunger and diseases. Funds are better off saving a dying child in Turkana or HIV/AIDS and cancer research.
The nuclear greenhouse gas emissions from nuclear fission power are much smaller than those associated with coal, oil and gas, and the routine health risks are much smaller than those associated with coal. (Rasmussen,2006, p.10) However, there is a "catastrophic risk" potential if containment fails, which in nuclear reactors can be brought about by over-heated fuels melting and…

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