Are We Becoming Too Technological?

Technology has brought about many benefits and it is by far the best thing that has happened to the modern world. However, with all the computers and computerized machines, has it made people more dependent on technology? Are we becoming too technological?

Simpler work Processes

Technological advancements have made it possible for people to carry out things that in the past could only be imagined. Tasks are much easier to accomplish than before and work can be done faster and simpler.

  • Complete Dependency

However, as these advancements continue to propagate, people are becoming more dependent on them. In this day and age, how many of us can survive a week without a cell phone or an internet connection? Do you consider it important to memorize any phone number? Even if it is an important number that will come in handy in case of an emergency? We as humans have been relieved of so many duties making life easy and convenient that the thought of a world without internet brings shivers to our bodies.

Advantages and Disadvantages

  • Negative Impact of Dependancy

Imagine what would happen if everything that depends on technology to work just shuts down all over sudden. If all the gadgets just decided to malfunction. How would it be? It’s all too scary too imagine, isn’t it? Well, this just shows how dependent we are on technology. It is also important to understand that technology has advantages and disadvantages. We can consider too much dependency as one of the disadvantages.

  • Positive Impact

When it comes to entertainment on the other hand, technology has made things quite easier. You can get all the entertainment you wish for at the comfort of your home. Socialization is also very easy which allows people to interact with one another from different parts of the world. However, this has led to less physical and real life interactions since most people depend on their digital devices to interact.

By Andrew Charalambous