With the advent of modern technology today, it doesn’t seem easy to know what it’s like living without it. Technology helps with most of our daily tasks, such as the laptop you use, your keyboard, mouse, and even the glasses you use are all products of how far technology has come.
Upon closer examination, these are things that we often overlook, but here are four not only significant but significant ways that technology has drastically shaped and changed what society looks like today.
Education is not only a privilege but a right. Technology has dramatically advanced the way we learn today. We started with sandboxes to write our names to the more sophisticated pen and paper.
Technology has also made teaching better and more manageable, from chalks, whiteboard markers to projectors and even the sophisticated PowerPoint presentation.
Education has also shifted from the traditional face-to-face setup to a more remote learning environment which can also be called an online setup that makes education nearly accessible anytime, anywhere.
You can have different archives, upskills, and databases in the comfort of your own home and learn like the experts, thanks to digital libraries and video tutorials. There are many more aspects that technology has touched in the field of education; these are only a few to mention.
2) Business and Commerce
Perhaps the field that saw the most advancements thanks to technology is Business and Commerce. From cashless payment and mobile banking to online shopping, digital wallets, and even digital shops, technology has made different business ventures more possible and accessible.
Since the pandemic, there has been a steady increase in users using mobile platforms such as Google Meet and Zoom to attend business meetings remotely and from anywhere worldwide.
Even in terms of job offers, technology has made it possible to work and hire people even if you’re practically countries apart and still produce the same, if not better, results than physical setups.
Now we’re talking. Recreation has been countless and countless times been pushed and advanced thanks to modern technology. We now have unique themed gaming consoles. The introduction of augmented reality, virtual reality, high-resolution cameras have taken the recreation industry to another level. We all owe it to technology.
Technology has introduced escape rooms in our lives. With the advancement of technology, we now have virtual reality escape room. These are escape rooms that will transform you to the world of virtual reality.
4) Jobs and Careers
Technology drastically changed many jobs that we know today. For example, security is enhanced through CCTV Cameras.
Technology has helped the field of medicine to develop, and now the life expectancy is longer than before. There were incurable sicknesses, and now our doctors and medical researchers have developed vaccines for this.
The field of culinary has also significantly changed. Measurements are more precise, cuts made more accurate, and cooking devices have helped chefs worldwide. The IT and communication industry also saw an increase in lifestyle thanks to technology.
Where could technology lead us next? As we speak, innovators, technology leaders, and inventors are working hard to produce more devices that will help society for the better. But always remember, be responsible for what you are using, and don’t use it to harm others.