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Importance of technology to society

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Jorge Gutierrez

on 4 May 2013

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What is Technology? The word technology refers to the making, modification, usage, and knowledge of tools, machines, techniques, crafts, systems, and methods of organization, in order to solve a problem, improve a preexisting solution to a problem, achieve a goal, handle an applied input/output relation or perform a specific function. It can also refer to the collection of such tools, including machinery, modifications, arrangements and procedures. How important is technology to you? Which area do you think benefits more from technology? Importance of technology to society How do people define
technology? Instruments that are used in the present (Housewife)
A tool used to facilitate things and be updated (Dentist)
Things to create objects for the peoples needs (Psychologist)
Everything that is created from human intelligence with the purpose to benefit others (Manufacturing Engr.)
Scientific advances to improve the quality of life and the economy of the world (Marketer)
Machines, devices, and applications that the human has developed for himself and his own benefit (Civil Engr.) Important because the latest technology facilitate my life (Housewife)
Very important because its the main tool for various things and it makes things easier to do (Dentist)
It has become very important because I use it in the majority of the things I do (Psychologist)
Very important because it makes communication easier for me and makes harder tasks to be more accessible for me (Marketer)
Very important because it makes our daily lives easier and we can do many things in a short period of time and with minimum effort (Civil Engr.) Communication because you can know things that are happening in other countries (Housewife)
Medicine because there have been improvements in the people's health (Dentist)
All areas are benefited equally (Psychologist)
Medicine because you can discover new sicknesses and cures (Manufacturing Engr.)
Industrial and mass production because those areas are the ones that affect the economy (Marketer)
Education because you will get higher academic scores (Civil Engr.) How has technology changed over the years? Agriculture
Medicine
Education
Travel
Communication But what have all of this changes done to us? How important is technology to you?

Which area do you think benefits more from technology?

Technology has evolved to benefit or harm the world?

How do you feel about the new generations being born with the current technology?

Do you understand how the technology you use works? Technology has evolved to benefit or harm the world? For good because it has helped us evolve and communicate no matter the distance but there are people that take advantage of it and use it for bad (Housewife)
For good because when it is used correctly it serves as a tool and helps us do things faster but bad because it has made us lazy to think, it absorbs our time, and you don't spend as much time with people (Dentist)
Good because thanks to technology we have accomplished many things (Psychologist)
It has helped the world in areas like medicine and others but on the other hand we haven't put a limit between technology and us so we use it for our own good but harm others in the process in the case of the nuclear bombs (Manufacturing Engr.)
Good because there are more ways to communicate (Marketer)
Bad because not everyone knows how to use it properly and they only use it for their own harm and that doesn't benefit anybody (Civil Engr.) How do you feel about the new generations being born with the current technology? Good because they have to be updated with the current technology because that's their future (Housewife)
Bad because they won't learn and won't have the bases that everyone has due to the excess use of technology (Dentist)
Good because it helps with the stimulation of children and makes their senses and abilities to develop faster and better (Psychologist)
Bad because its creating incompetent people, I mean those people who don't and require the help of technology to do it because it is the easy way (Manufacturing Engr.)
People who are born with technology will rely a lot from it and at one point where technology won't be available to them, they won't know how to do anything (Marketer)
Worried because not all parents are responsible in teaching their children how to use technology for their own good and others (Civil Engr.) Do you understand how the technology you use works? I don't know (Housewife)

No (Dentist)

No, I'm a normal person (Psychologist)

No (Manufacturing Engr.)

I know how to use it but I don't know how it works (Marketer)

The majority no, only some (Civil Engr.)
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