The term modern technology essentially means an improvement on older technology. By older technology, it could mean a technology that is a few months old or a few years old. Technology keeps morphing regularly with different technology developers in constant competition to outdo each other.
In our previous post, we looked at the negative effects of technology on man. This time round our focus is on the positives. Our article will focus on general tech as well as more advanced tech such as Artificial Intelligence and how they are benefiting man.
Below are 5 advantages of modern technology to man.
#1 Increased efficiency and productivity
One of the major problems that the manufacturing industry has faced over the years is the natural limitations of man that is, man gets tired, loses concentration and is prone to errors. The introduction of various technologies in the production process has increased efficiency and productivity as machines come in to take up the physical tasks that were a burden for humans.
#2 Ease of access to information
Because of advancement in various technologies, today access to information has been made very easy. Whether its information on a medical issue, education, business, finance, and entertainment, and so on, technology has nullified geographical borders making it possible for everyone across the globe to access relevant and reliable information with just a few clicks of a button on the internet.
#3 Positive benefits to the health sector
Thanks to modern technology such as artificial intelligence, virtual reality, Nano technology and many others, hospitals have been able to save multiple lives as a result of advancements in the ability of doctors to diagnose problems, do complicated surgeries, administer medication and provide general patient care with reduced human errors. These are technologies that are currently being used in both developed and developing nations.
#4 Improvement in education
Because of technology, learning has become so much easier for students who can conveniently and affordably access education resource material from any part of the world. The ability to access virtual classrooms, virtual libraries, advanced audio visual learning aids, and many more means that classrooms are not limited to physical structures as was the case in the past. Many students today will actually attest that technology has made learning much more interactive and fun therefore resulting into better outcomes.
#5 Increased innovation and creativity
Pioneers of technological advancements have motivated more innovation and creativity as new tech developers realize that technology is limitless. Millionaires keep emerging globally as innovators discover more inventive ways of solving societal problems through technology thereby creating successful business empires that have gone on to employ thousands across the globe.
With technological advancements, the possibilities are limitless and the best is yet to come. Man will continue to come up with innovations that will go a long way in saving lives, creating jobs and ultimately, making life much more bearable.
All in all, the benefits of technology outweigh the negatives.