The Disadvantages Of Modern Technology

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Firstly, Dejesky supports that drones are not bad as they are deployed with no risk to the combatant. This is separately supported with technology is gradually becoming more advanced in this 20th century. She mentioned that with modern technology, reconnaissance aircrafts are progressively pilotless and satellites can hunt the opponent down to an individual in a specific spot. This point has proved that technology has become so advanced that it requires little to no effort when it comes to targeting opponent from a distance. However, it can be argued that ultimately, with modern technology, this can be seen as a drawback. As mentioned earlier, being in the 20th century, information are easily and widely accessible especially through the World Wide Web. To further explain how disadvantageous modern technology can be, military drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), can be controlled remotely. This means that the success of drone strikes or the manoeuvre of drones can be compromised due to the increasing figures of hackers in this age around…show more content…
For instance, the execution of Osama Bin Laden, who was on the most wanted person on Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) list, was orchestrated by the US government. The US government worked closely together with CIA and National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) to gather and analyse data to understand the situation of Abbottabad compound in Pakistan, where Osama resided. Using RQ-170, both agencies studied the data taken from the drone, pre-execution, execution and post-execution of the raid. This was why, US managed to bring down Osama Bin Laden with the help of modern technology, UAV (Miller, 2011). There were no US casualties during the execution of plan. Hence, technology has benefitted mankind in many ways, one of which is deployed with closed to no risk to the combatant when there is a detailed execution
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