Acknowledging The Negative Effects of Technology

by Debra Sims .

From basic hand tools created by the earliest of humans 200 thousand years ago to the most advanced and complex engineering of today’s inventions, mankind has come a very long way in a fairly short amount of time.

Without a doubt technology has helped us in many problem areas of life such as gathering food and water, surviving harsh climate, transporting ourselves and our family, creating tools and factories that make labor easy and more efficient, and communicating to one another.

Communicating is the most basics of the fundamentals of a human being. Today’s technology makes communication nearly effortless due to printing press, telephone and cellular phone, television, and internet. Technology can even contribute to health and muscle gaining, read more click here.

All of these technologies give us a world full of possibilities and present us with numerous ways to communicate to one another but there are also many negative effects in today’s society.

You’ve already seen the anti social effects of today’s technology such as online gaming. Let’s also take a look at social networking, cellphone usage, the ipod, and the mp3 player craze.

Negative Effects of Technology Today

Example 1: Ipod or the mp3 player craze results to dumbness, rudenes, and its dangerous. The use of earphones can put you in danger when you are blocked from hearing the dangers of your surroundings.

Example 2: Cellphones / Texting results to people being anti-social, rudeness in a few occassions, and it can be dangerous. It is also illegal to use cellphones, particularly texting while driving.

Example 3: Social netwokring can lead to people being anti-social, it can be addictive, and may lead to privacy issues.

With improper use of technology and without proper guidelines, it can be dangerous to anyone. So it is always a good