Effects of Technology on Society

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1. Introduction…………………………………………………………………….

2. Effects of technology…………………………………………………………...

3. Effects of different technologies on society………………………………….... 3.1 Nuclear technology………………………………………………………. 3.2 Internet technology………………………………………………………. 3.3 Medical technology……………………………………………………….

4. Positive effects of technology on society………………………………………...

5. Sociological factors and effects of technology…………………………………….

6. The Recent Negative Effect of Technology on Society……………………………..

7. Technology and education…………………………………………………………….

8. Green technology……………………………………………………………………… 8.1What is green technology?.................................................................................... 8.2 How do we make technology green…………………………………………….. 8.3 What green technology offers for the future ……………………………………

9. How will technology better affect us in future?................................................................ 10. How Technology Will Effect Education…………………………… Review…………………………………………………………………………………… Conclusion……………………………………………………………………………… Reference……………………………………………………………………………......

1.Introduction
Technology, a word with Greek origins, is defined as, “the practical application of knowledge especially in a particular area” by Merriam-Webster's dictionary. Despite this definition, it is an abstract term lacking a concrete meaning. Technology is a word used to collectively describe or portray the advancements, abilities, creations, undertakings, views, and knowledge of a singular group of persons: we as human-kind.

Technology is a broad concept that deals with an animal species[->0]' usage and knowledge[->1] of tools[->2] and crafts[->3], and how it affects an animal species' ability to control and adapt to its environment[->4]. Technology is a term with origins[->5] in the Greek[->6] "technologia", "τεχνολογία" — "techne", "τέχνη" ("craft") and "logia", "λογία" ("saying"). [1] However, a strict definition is elusive; "technology" can refer to material objects of use to humanity, such as machines[->7], hardware[->8] or utensils[->9], but can also encompass broader themes, including systems[->10], methods of organization[->11], and techniques[->12]. The term can either be applied generally or to specific areas: examples include "construction technology", "medical technology", or "state-of-the-art[->13] technology". The human race's use of technology began with the conversion of natural resources into simple tools. The prehistorically[->14] discovery of the ability to control fire[->15] increased the available sources of food and the invention of the wheel[->16] helped humans in traveling in and controlling their environment. Recent technological developments, including the printing press[->17], the telephone[->18], and the Internet[->19], have lessened physical barriers to communication[->20] and allowed humans to interact freely on a global scale. However, not all technology has been used for peaceful purposes; the development of weapons[->21] of ever-increasing destructive power has progressed throughout history, from clubs[->22] to nuclear weapons[->23]. Technology has affected society[->24] and its surroundings in a number of ways. In many societies, technology has helped develop more advanced economies[->25] (including today's global economy[->26]) and has allowed the rise of a leisure[->27] class[->28]. Many technological processes produce unwanted by-products, known as pollution[->29], and deplete natural resources, to the detriment of the Earth[->30] and its environment[->31]. Various implementations of technology influence the values[->32] of a society and new technology often raises new ethical questions. Examples include the rise of the notion of efficiency[->33] in terms of human productivity, a term originally applied only to machines, and the challenge of traditional norms. Philosophical debates have arisen...
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