Modern computing devices blessing and curse of mankind

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Subject Area:Computer Science

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People are communicating by mobiles and emails and commuting by airplanes and automobiles. Information for every part of the world id provided my internet and media. Despite of the climatic changes technology has helped in coming up with room heaters and air conditioners to make our life comfortable. Looking closely to the fact of the matter in this discussion, it’s true that technology has brought change to all aspect of human life. Most of people have believe that technology has brought a great benefits to our life but few are raising their concerns on environmental pollution that technology has caused. This clearly indicate that modern computing devices and technology are blessing and at the same time curse to the mankind. Technology has been brought to mankind to help or rather it’s a kind of blessing but there are some sported cases where these tools have been used to do things which are opposite the originally indent purpose. Mankind has gained technological control in the mid-20th century which has made him think beyond space and atmosphere. Mankind has been using this technology with the help of modern computing devices to identify a problem and come up with the techniques to be used to solve the problem using the right method. Contrary technology has given challenge to some people and animals to create adaptation to the natural environment. Since the introduction of the technology and the computing devices to the human species every aspect of life has been made simple making people consider technology has a natural tool of life (Sztumski, 12).

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The prehistoric discovery of the fire control made food production increase, not leaving behind the discovery of wheel which make it easier for the people to travel from region to region exploring the world. On contrary, technology has been used to come up with weapons which have strengthened the destructive power over the centuries. It is because of the technology that some countries such as United States, United Kingdom, Russian federation, France, china, India Pakistan and North Korea are having nuclear weapons which are a very serious threat to the mankind. This is how technology is turning to a curse to mankind. There are many ways in which technology has impacted the society. It has helped the mankind to have improved entertainment and economy too. However, a good number of technological processes pollutes the environment by their by-products and thus harm the earth’s surroundings and leads to the depletion of the natural resources.

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The effects of the technology on the society has helped some individual come up with some ethical questions. Technology started with mankind trying to use natural tools like wood and stick to come up with fire, wheel to travel from place to place and making coat using animal’s skin. This is because the kid will spend 90 percent of its time in watching or playing. The kid will never have time to interact with others. Even some of the movie watched by these is kids are terrible. This is perceived to be caused by lack of face-to-face interaction. Computerised devices and technology have helped in improving the world economy. We communicate via email or telephone and travel by vehicle. Media and internet is making get news fast. Movies are made with high technology to make us keep watching.

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Following the technology in the transport sector; it has made it easy for the people and goods to move from one place to another but on the other side of the coin technology has led to accident on the roads. Come to think about it; we could have had roads accident it were not for the introduction of vehicles. Technological advancements has enabled man to acquire techniques and methods to solve problems encountered while in operation of an organization by the provision of accurate means to handle the issues facing the organization. Organizations has enhanced the use of software to increase the productivity due to the successful application of digital technologies, for instance, mobile apps and creation of websites that have been important in saving time in the organization duties as well as task allocation (Sztumski, 12).

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Technological advancement such as Google have presently facilitated resources and more knowledge to employees as they are in a position to get what they require through searching, Through this the organization is in place to receive information on competition as a common problem encountered in organization operation and acquire respective skills on how to maintain the stiff competition so as to stabilize its sales in the market. Stability will be promoted by the use of websites which facilitates relevant information from experts on how to maintain the competition as well as product promotion process to a wide range of customers. New discoveries have come due to technology that improve man`s goodness of survival. Teenagers have enhanced the continuous use of current tools such as computers for long duration hence leading to the destruction of their eyes.

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Institutions of learning which mostly comprises of teenagers use modern devices in their educational research, and some courses of study are purely based on technology for instance computer science has led to destruction of eyes to learners as they cannot cease to evade use of computers in the learning process in propelling theories work to practice as they prepare for their career advancement in future. Technological advancement has impacted the environment and society in many diverse ways. Through technological progress has led to processing and emission of the unwanted by-product for instance from industries which have facilitated pollution and has led to depletion of natural resources as well as harm to the earth inhabitance and the surroundings. Additionally, technology has also led to moral decadence in the society and raise the societal questions on ethical issues due to dilution of values enhanced by the technological advancement for instance website providing information about pornography that has exposed the man to man forms of sexual practices leading to molarity.

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Cloud computing as an emerging technological aspect whereby Information technology services have been embedded over the internet to allow consumers to pay over the internet. It is refers to accessing software and storing data over a cloud or a network and its associated services. Generally cloud mapping is a virtualized computer power and storage of data over a platform that involves integration of hardware and software to access data over the internet. It provides a competitive edge were enterprises can reduce cost of operations. Before the advent of cloud sourcing, it was difficult for small scale enterprises to afford IT infrastructures and platforms to run their software in order for them to reduce their expenditure costs (Hooda & Ela 90). People can interact freely over social websites such Facebook with ease. Distance of communication has been reduced with individuals being in a position to know occurrences outside ones social environment (Chatterjee & Shyam 78).

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Technology has increased the ability to get information because no sooner a happening occurs than it is updated. Internet is great channels of communication were people within the globe can learn happenings in other environments out of their reach. Technology has brought in artificial intelligence in the society. Internet has resulted with wastage of time over the internet to trying to stay abreast to social trends. Technology has revolutionized the way of life resulting to depletion of some social cultures. In developing countries, the degree of adoption of external cultures is high and therefore, they appreciate more of external cultures. Conclusion Technology is termed as both a curse and a blessing and what alters one attitude towards it is how we apply it in our deeds. Its effects are felt both in positive and negative end.

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Troublesome Evaluation of Technological Innovations. Balancing Between a Blessing and a Bane of the Technological Progress.  Problemy Ekorozwoju 12. Wieslaw, Sztumski. Troublesome Evaluation of Technological Innovations.

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