Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live without your mobile phone or computer for a single day? Maybe just a couple of decades back, people would not have thought about the technology we now possess. We cannot even imagine a single day without the technologies that we have today! The importance of technology is immense! Everything has its pros and cons, and so does technology. However, the advantages of technology surpass its disadvantages. Here are the top 9 reasons to love technology:
It helps to decrease your dependency on others
Technology has enabled us to become self-sufficient. Every query can be more or less solved with the help of several useful mobile applications. Here are some valuable ways by which technology has helped us to reduce dependency on others:
Several mobile applications provide an accurate overall map to guide you through any unknown location.
Nearly everything can be ordered online, starting from television to food. There is no need to get out of your house when you do not want to.
Hotel and flight bookings can be made instantly, and you do not have to depend on travel agents!
Electronic items are a time saver:
Electronic goods have made our lives a lot easier. Equipment such as a blender, juicer, grinder etc., have made cooking very convenient. Just think about the time you save every day! Television, computer, tablets, etc., serve as our primary entertainment sources. They also help us to educate on a wide variety of subjects. For example, in a newspaper, people can only read about the news, whereas on television, the major events are covered live by journalists. It also showcases the conditions of the environment more vividly and clearly.
It helps a lot in education:
Searching for information has become a lot easier than it was before. We can always rely on a web browser to search for quick information instead of looking for it tirelessly in a book. Ebooks, the internet and audiobooks are readily and easily accessible. With such electronic gadgets, various subjects such as science, history, literature, etc., can be read very quickly. Even our parents could not have dreamt of accessing books so quickly! They used to spend hours in the library searching for information from various books.
It helps to save money and time:
No doubt technology helps us to make our lives easier. With the help of modern machines, production time for goods has become very less. With the advancement of technology, modern tools, mass production capacity, and techniques have significantly improved. Nearly production of every interest is completed with less workforce- this means savings for the company. Moreover, these machines are much more efficient than human power. Since the overall cost of manufacturing is reduced, consumers can afford them at a much lesser time!
It is a boon for the medical industry:
Technological advancement has been a boon for the medical industry. With new machines and equipment being brought into the market nearly every year, surgeries and medical testing has become more efficient. These machines and the technologies used in manufacturing medicines has also helped in increasing its efficiency. New technologies are also responsible for creating and updating new medication every day to make our lives less restricted and painless.
Devices such as heartbeat trackers, blood sugar testing machines etc., have also made our daily travel to medical diagnostic centers less frequent. With just the help of a small machine being fitted to his body, a diabetic person can know the type of food suitable for him.
It has created a seamless world:
The primary reason for which people all over the world love technology is because it is available to everyone. Regardless of gender, caste or race, everyone can access the benefits of technology. People can express their views openly and freely on the internet and social media. It has eradicated the barriers of cultures, time zones and language.
It keeps us connected:
Mobile phones and webcams are the inventions of a lifetime! But how can we overlook the internet that helps us to be connected? How can we forget that mobile phones keep us connected all the time and anywhere in the world! We can be in any part of the world, yet we never lose touch with our loved ones! Earlier people used to wait for months and weeks for letters to arrive!
Social media is also a great way to make new friends and be updated with your current friends’ lives. Some social media platforms also offer some attractive features such as sharing videos etc. These features are beneficial in instilling knowledge or helping with education.
It can save lives:
There is no denying that technology has been able to predict natural calamities and have warned us. Although it has not been possible to predict the onset of any natural disaster accurately, scientists have cautioned us before the onset of any natural disaster. Tsunamis, earthquakes, severe storms, etc., are successfully predicted. This is only possible because of the advancement of technology. This has helped in saving millions of lives as it gives people time to prepare for the worst!
It is saving the earth from becoming less green:
Even a few decades back, no one would have imagined sending emails! People were always dependent on mailing their documents, letter, etc., through postboxes. Nowadays, this practice is barely followed. With the help of emails, we are updated within a few seconds. Not only time is a factor, but saving paper is also a significant factor. Lesser the prevalence of physical letters, more secondary is cutting down trees and greening our earth remains! The same is the case with books. Although many people love to read books, ebooks are widely prevalent! And the best part is that it also helps to reduce cutting down of trees. All thanks to technology!
Technology is no doubt a boon to human life! We cannot even imagine a single day without the necessary amenities such as a refrigerator, mobile phone, computers, watches, internet, etc.- all being the product of technology!