Influence of Technology

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In society today technology plays a major role in our world, also technology has brought about many changes that have affected businesses and people both in a positive and negative manner. Technology contains information that many would rather it did not have. It influences people’s minds in a good and bad ways, and it allows people to share information which they would otherwise not be able to attain. The positive influences of technology are the advancement of the arts and sciences to the betterment of society; the technological advances to the medical field have enabled humanity to live longer and with more quality of life; the ease of technological innovations have greatly enhanced the communications field so we can get numerous amount of mail in seconds. The negative influences of technology are that it can lead to the dependence of humanity; humanity will not or try not to think for them; and the expense can be of an economic and sociological blindness. For example when a city builds better and more roads to attract tourists. This actually creates more traffic, not less. Technology also changes our sense of common purpose. New inventions such as the personal computer and machines can change our lifestyles. Even things we take for granted such as the automobile have negative effects on the environment pollution. The oil needed for a car to run needs to be imported and sometimes accidents such as the Exxon Valdez incident spills many gallons of oil into the ocean. All of these examples show how technology has negative effects on society. In conclusion, technology is one of the principal driving forces of the future; it is shaping and transforming our future. It makes life better if it’s used in the proper way, also it can make life worse and at the extreme it can damage one's life. It is also called the “KEY OF THE
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