In the last 200 years there has not been a bigger impact on culture than technology. Technology has changed our culture in so many ways from travel, communication, medical breakthroughs, industry developments, entertainment devices, to cooking habits. Technology is growing faster and faster each day with no end in sight. It has been said that students in collage today have to learn the solution to tomorrow’s problems before the ideas of improvement has been designed.
Impact on business and society of emerging technology; No doubt about it, emerging technology has a drastic impact on society and business. Whether people realize it or not, the way we conduct business and live our lives would be much different if it weren't for the continually changing technology. Because of technology, business has been able to advance in such ways that associates can communicate across the globe without ever leaving ...view middle of the document...
Similar to web conferencing, teleconferencing is a popular option for holding meetings, conferences, or training seminars for many small businesses. Basically, teleconferencing is a phone call in which more than two people participate. Almost all businesses rely on teleconferencing to some extent.
Emerging technology has had a dramatic increase on communication in the workplace. Not only does emailing and instant messaging allow employees and business partnerships to communicate, but it allows them to send files and important documents instantly online. In addition, wireless devices allow business people to send emails, check stocks, and talk to people around the globe from any location.
Next, technology helps improve the quality of life by doing many of our mundane tasks so that we can spend more time on things that matter to us. Home appliances take care some of the daily chores such washing dishes, doing laundry, and making coffee automatically, just to name a few. Refrigerator keeps food to stay fresh longer therefore it minimizes the number of trips to the store. Microwave enables food to be warmed up in just a matter of minutes.
Lastly, technology helps improve school. Computers are used by schools across the country to help improve student learning ability. Computer simulation is used in flight school to allow students learning to fly without risks of accidence. Schools use computers in testing environment to allow students taking self-assessment test and getting instant feedback. Many students use the internet for research or getting online help.
In conclusion, the contribution of technology benefits modern life in so many ways. At work, technology enables manufacturings to produce more in less time using less manpower. At home, technology helps doing some of daily chores so that time can be spent on more important things. In school, technology is used as tools to improve student learning ability. Therefore, I believe the contribution technology has made to modern life has been positive.