Computers and its uses grew rapidly and widely throughout the world. They are used to deal with many tasks due to their various potential. It helps to resolve problems human life encounters in daily life. Therefore, they have more influence on our life. The impact of computer usage on our life obviously identified as Savings of Money, Time and Effort. To understand the depth of computer intervention in human life, have a look at developments happened in the areas of Communication, Education, Utility facilities and Health care
1. Computer and human life correlated with communication
Computer can bring people closer together and facilitate contacts between them using Email, Chatting, Videoconferencing, Mobile Phones and Social Medias. It saves time, efforts and money compared with letters used, before making influence of computers in human life. These days, we seldom use hand written letters, put in the envelopes and transport over long distances because most of us have computer and education to make use of it.
Print media, Television and Radio play important role in our life. They have influence of computers from production, control, storage and broadcasting. Social networking sites opens another sophisticated yet easy to use viral communication reveals the importance of computer and human life. A majority of college students cannot have a day without login to at least one social networking site.
2. Influence of computer in education
In education sector, teaching and learning reached new highs after started using computers in our life. We can find answers virtually on any subjects in a moment, and can communicate this information to number of ways in real time. Needless to say, we can see every educational institution has interaction of students with computers and most of them are equipped with smart class rooms.
The invention of tablet computer made smooth transition to student with computer from heavy bags carrying books and other learning accessories.
Libraries have gone digital as well, so the public have access larger amount of information virtually anywhere. Connecting to the internet gives us access to worlds of information right at our fingertips and anywhere. Distant education through online and online exams is getting more popular and becomes the paradigm of the higher education.
Education through MOOC
Some popular universities partnered with online education providers. More and more universities added day by day to Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) concept in education. It brings learning process to the learner's convenience as well as unlimited participants
3. Influence of computer in utility facilities
Computer also facilitates comfort to our life and provides convenience. For transportation, it facilitates the way people travel. Airways, Roadways and waterways uses computers to control their operation. It saves time and relieve severity of traveling difficulties.
Computer simplifies Security and Monitoring system using access control and CCTV surveillance system. It helps bringing down robbery, theft and violence in sensitive areas. Most of the educational institutions, industries, offices, shops, traffic signals, railway stations, and trains have equipped these facilities.
4. Computer brings tremendous progress in health sector
Computers provide potential for improving the effectiveness of medical care. It uses storing data of hospital such as patient data and medical information. Doctors and nurses can access to this data easier which resulted in decreasing the process of time. In addition, many operations are no longer manually perform rather computers are used to manage these tasks.
5. Latest trends and near future expectations by computers
While discussing changes computer has made in human life, it's worth mentioning the changes computer bring in the near future. Some of the predicted changes are of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), Interest Based Education, 3D Printing, Driver-less Vehicles and Space Traveling.
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (AI)
Artificial intelligence takes over work places of repetitive jobs, reduce human intervention up to the end of job cycle. Minimum or nil supervision and management for production units. Factories will be transformed into one single machine that accept raw material at one point and the other point receives output of finished products. In between there won't be any kind of human work force, supervision or management employees.
MACHINE LEARNING (ML)
Machines are being capable to learn new things to accomplish what humans want to get it done. It will be task based learning that machines become smarter devices human wanted to make use of.
INTEREST BASED EDUCATION
New dimensions and methods will be adopted for teaching and learning. In the near future, computer can predict which is the flair subject a person can learn and interact actively. This way education will be smarter than ever.
3D printing sweepstakes in the small scale manufacturing industry. Once 3D printing become affordable and common, it will badly affect traditional small scale manufacturers.
How have computers changed our life
To conclude, computers have changed our life beyond imagination and continue to play important role on human life and behaviors. It provides advanced facilities for our life and also create effective learning, production, control and utilization.