Technology has changed how humans interact with each other socially, how people purchase products and how the workplace functions, notes Megan Rose Dickey for Business Insider. Internet and Internet technologies are a strong force behind societal-changing communication and technology.Know More
The advent of Internet social networking and mobile phones has changed how often humans interact with each other and how they stay connected. Multitasking and filling up time with communication technology challenges actual productiveness. The use of the postal service to mail cards and letters, telephone books, newspapers and telegrams have plummeted. Book stores and music stores are no longer needed. The Internet has changed the way political campaigns are conducted, and people can diagnose their own medical problems or search for free legal advice on the Web.
Wi-Fi technologies change how public transportation works. Robotics has changed the workplace providing for some tasks to be completed by automated systems. Applications and online shopping allow purchases to be made using a bar code app or PayPal. Technology has made wristwatches obsolete since electronic devices have clock displays. The foundation of privacy principles are forever changed with photo-sharing sites such as Instagram and Flickr. People sleep less, work less and spend less time physically together socializing and communicating when using technology.Learn more about Computer History
Technology has regularly changed transportation by making it quicker and more efficient. The first wheels on carts were created in roughly 3500 B.C., along with river boats driven by oars. Until roughly the 1600s, there were few major changes in transportation technology, such as domestication of horses and carriages.Full Answer >
As of 2015, advantages of all Garmin Nuvi GPS models over other brands include physical directions, routes within structures, FourSquare information and a multi-touch screen. The Advanced series adds junction photographs, and the Prestige series includes three-dimensional lane guidance and a chargeable magnetic mount.Full Answer >
Computers have made an impact on society by creating new job opportunities, improving business transactions and creating new communication channels. Other impacts of computers on the society are the improved education and learning processes, worldwide access to information and enhanced security and law enforcement.Full Answer >
Technology has helped streamline doctor-doctor and doctor-patient communication; maintain medical health records for efficient health care provision; and help patients to keep healthy through apps and equipment such as menu trackers, food monitors and calorie counters, according to Ellen Lee for Forbes. Technology has also facilitated medical research, resulting in medical breakthroughs in health care.Full Answer >