We are living at a time when great advances have been made, and are continuing to be made, in many areas of science and technology. These advances are having a major impact on our lives, and this will probably continue to be the case for the foreseeable future. This may, at first, seem to be a very positive prospect, but there are important reasons to be concerned. Let's start with the benign effects.
Some Positive effects:
Increased overall efficiency. More entertainment (games, movies, etc…) Easier time learning things (information, web, search) Better quality of life, longer lives due to modern medicine and technology, etc
Why is technology a good thing?
In fact, three specific reasons that technology is good is that it saves lives by improving medicine, keeps us connected to each other, and provides education and entertainment. One reason why technology is good is that it has saved many lives
The use of technology may affect the environment positively or negatively. ... Reusing, recycling, and using fewer resources can reduce environmental impacts. Resources such as oceans, fresh water, and air, which are shared by everyone, need to be protected by careful planning and regulation of technological systems
How does technology affect us?
Technology affects people today in so many ways, both positive and negative. ... Agricultural technology allows farmers to produce more food. Medical technology gives us longer, healthier lives. Technology such as the internet and telephones helps us stay in touch with people we love.