The Positive and Negative Effects of Technological Advancements

2428 Words Nov 29th, 2012 10 Pages
Cez Danielle M. Lagbas

Technological advancement, with no doubt, is such a huge impact in shaping the world. As humans, unlike any other living creature, we have the ability to use our mind for reasoning. Reason is the capacity for consciously making sense of things, for establishing and verifying facts, and changing or justifying practices, institutions, and beliefs based on new or existing information.[1] With this power, we are able to imagine things, and with our clever minds, we are also able to create these imaginations. Creators, inventors, experimenter, maker, founder, innovator, pioneer – these are what we call the people behind every technology existing at present. Invention has made the world what it is today. It
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Also, many robots eliminate the problem of hand tremors machines can be calibrated to translate relatively large motions at the controller’s console into tiny, ultrafine actions by the instruments. Doctors do not even always have to be in the same room as a patient to operate using a robot. Furthermore, robots limit blood loss in an open procedure it is not unusual for the patient to lose a liter of blood, but robots lessen this amount drastically. Additionally, robots are more precise, with arms that can rotate 360 degrees. Finally, the robotic cameras offer a clear, magnified view of surgical fields that surgeons often did not see by themselves they had to feel around for the correct parts, because fingers often obstructed their line of sight. [4]

You can really see that medicine is advancing rapidly and as it advances more people are saved from diseases and sicknesses, but of course these advances would not have been made because of the previous technology they had before. In present, medical technology is already well-developed and still is developing.

II. Environmental Technology
Now, that our world is over populated and our resources are getting smaller, we need to preserve and save our environment. Advances in technology are helping us in doing so.
Some parts of the world have a shortage of water supply. Desalination, basically removing salt and minerals from seawater, is one way

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