The Influence Of Technology In The Workplace

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In today’s world, people have become too dependent on technology. People have been and will continue to be affected in many ways by the advancement of technology. People are learning to adapt to technology itself opposed to learning the actual process of doing things, personalities have changed, schools are being left behind, and the work place has changed. The ability to function without technology has become so common that using the brain to think is puzzling. A journal writer from News24 had a very interesting response to one of her post. The writer states how her brother-in-law responded to her post, which said, “We are becoming too dependent on computers. His response was “I disagree, computers make the brain smarter. Remember too …show more content…
More and more jobs are being replaced by technology. Robots and computers are replacing humans. As stated in article on NBC.com, “Robots are currently analyzing documents, filling prescriptions, and handling other tasks that were once exclusively done by humans.” Robots and computers are error free and are more efficient than humans are. “By 2013 there will be 1.2 million industrial robots working worldwide — that 's one robot for every 5,000 people, according to Marshall Brain, founder of How Stuff Works and author of Robotic Nation.” In the workplace, businesses have to find ways to produce more jobs.
People have become too dependent on technology. The actual process should be implemented and reinforced more in schools and businesses opposed to simply replacing the process with technology. People should engage in face-to-face conversations more so that there are no misunderstanding and interaction skills improve. Hoffmeister, from the Huffington Post, asks, “If things are so much easier using technology why should we even bother using our brains”. People should want to use their brain to think and know how the process works just in case they were ever without

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