Technology: A Boon or Bane?

What is technology?

Technology is the application of scientific knowledge into practical life.

Technology: A Boon

Technology itself has transpired as a covenant between imagination and reality.

Technology has given an advanced dimension to medical treatment, scientific explorations, communication, construction techniques, energy generation

Advantages of Technology

Easy to access information, time saver, cost efficient, medical application etc

Technology: A Bane

Technology innovation has brought not only benediction to mankind but also condemnation.

Technology: A Bane

Causing Distraction, Lack of Interest in Study, Health Issues, Environmental Damages, Military Advancement and Terrorism

Pollution

The use of fossil fuel for the existing technology pollutes the air by releasing harmful gases 

Depletion of Natural Resources

Technological evolution has almost emptied natural resources like coal, petroleum, methane etc

Military Advancement and Terrorism

Advanced weapons are being used in creating an environment of violence to translate a particular political or religious objective.

Cyber Security Threats

The cyber ecosystem is growing very fast and it is predominantly vulnerable to multi-channelled cyber attacks.

Technology Should be used through proper innovation and spirit of overall well being of all living beings in the planet.

The Earth is the primary home of mankind and several lives and generations ahead and we must care for our home and other habitats.

conclusion

Human needs to be self-critical to make the technology a blessing

the technology could be a curse for the planet if we do not advocate for responsible use of technology.

“It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.” — Albert Einstein

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