Advantages of technology Essay

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advantages of technology

"The advantages Technology has given us outweigh the disadvantages."

Many argue that as we venture further into the frontier of technology we proceed with a
slow death of society, by losing culture and ultimately a sense of self. To a certain
extent this may be true, but realistically if we cease to progress we wont be able to
survive. (Robert)

There are many examples of advantages and disadvantages some mentioned were " Technology
has the ability to create shortcuts in working and can make tasks easier also. Solid
examples are cars, calculators and phones, through technology life may be faster but is
also easier. To further this point a fact brought up by Jo-ann was that diseases we have
today would be and could have become epidemics, if it were not for technology being there
in the field of medicine, medical advances would not have happened or would have come
years later (Jo-ann). As far as transportation man has come a long way from horses and
coal driven trains to computer navigable and driven cars. In boats crossing the Atlantic
it took four to six months, in 747 airliner commercial jets takes ten to fifteen hours
(Dana), even though they add to the pollution crisis a population accustomed to having
these conveniences is still using them regardless. Among other advantages is the fact that
with technology communications is a hundred times faster than without it (Ailua). Before
telephones, emails and fax machines, there were trains, carriages and the pony express
with the modes of traveling we have now we have been able to make the world smaller so to
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