Technology is improving the quality of life
April 4, 2019
The use of technology is inevitable. According to Statista, 270 million Americans own a mobile phone. From making tasks simpler such as video calling and streaming services, to life saving innovations in the medical field, technology is improving the human race.
Over the last 40 years, cell phones went from only lasting a few hours on battery charge and the size of a brick, to shrinking down to fit inside a pocket. Technology has the ability to bring the population together. Now, calling someone across the world and being able to talk “face-to-face” with them can be done with a few taps. Family members who have moved away from one another are able to call each other on the daily basis and feel like they’re together.
The spread of breaking news has also improved the quality of life. Most smartphones auto-send notifications when a big news event happens, so users are always in the know.
Tailored to the user, TV and social media are several other improvements in technology. Streaming services now make it easier to watch TV because they take the user’s activity and suggest other TV shows or movies based on the information. This is a small improvement, but it’s a very useful one. Users can always watch what’s current or trending by opening up the TV/streaming apps on their phones or TVs. This eliminates the need for bulky DVD’s, hence the improvement.
From TV to medical records, technology is improving the quality of life. Medical records are all online and virtually recorded now, providing much easier access for doctors and patients. Health eCareers says that 3D printers are being used to print custom casts for patients, creating a quicker recovery time. The printers can also be used to print dentures and create models for dentists. Wearable monitoring patches are also a new innovation. Instead of staying hooked up to wires, patients are wearing patches that can be worn in place of them.
The business field is also being improved by technology. Businesses are able to communicate with their customers a lot easier. Companies are also able to ship their product and sell online, something that is somewhat fairly new in the world of American business. Customer service has improved very much because businesses can reach more directly to the customers.
Innovative technology is improving the quality of life. Technology is reaching us everywhere and we should embrace it instead of fight it. From uses in the medical field and in everyday life, technology is helping the population.