What comes to your mind when you hear the term "digital age"? According to Your Dictionary, it is defined as the time period starting in the 1970s at which the starting of the personal computer with subsequent technology introduced providing the ability to transfer information freely and quickly.
How did the digital age begin?
Any negative impacts?
Our lives have become more connected to the world and we are able to do many things quickly in split seconds of time and all thanks to the digital age. Computers, internets, Mobile phones, and all the digital appliances have made our life so smart and happy. Or is it?
There is no debate that the digital age has brought so many positive impacts in our lives but it is just a matter of fact that how well we use the resources.
- Many of us now have virtual lives as well as physical lives.
- We have the Worlds' knowledge at our fingertips but we barely use it.
- Connecting with family and friends are so easy yet we have no real connections.
- Most of the times we are happy to trade privacy for convenience.
The most important thing to understand is that there are so many advantages of the digital age and it has never been so easy to share all most anything at any time. The only thing you have to do is to use your brain before using any resource as granted.