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The pros and cons of technology

 Technology is a source of knowledge devoted to making tools, conducting processing, and extracting materials, and the term technology is one of the broad terms that differ in their understanding among individuals, and it is used to accomplish various tasks in daily life; Therefore, they can be described as products, and the treatments used to simplify daily life, they have pros and cons, and we will mention them through our article to learn about their pros and cons.


the advantages of technology:

There are many positives that benefit the individual and society, including: Communicating with others: the Internet and mobile devices have contributed to communicating with anyone in the world, and establishing relationships with people over long distances.

  •  Saving time and effort: as it became possible to perform complex mathematical operations very quickly, as well as medical, chemical and astronomical achievements due to computers, and not only that, technology provided cars, washing machines, banking services, and many other devices that helped Saving time and effort.

  •  Increase job opportunities: Technology and computers have helped increase the opportunity to do many jobs remotely, as many workers are able to work from home at the times they prefer.

  •  Increase the wealth of information: as it became possible to access all kinds of knowledge easily and easily, books are no longer the only means of knowledge.

  •  Increased entertainment: People have great choices of movies, shows, games, music and other options available at all times.



Technology negatives:

Loss of communication skills:

Mobile phones, emails, and social media have reduced direct contact between people, which is very important in the workplace, and requires listening and communication skills not found in social media.


 Exposure to piracy:

 Much reality Communication is vulnerable to piracy Despite the increased security efforts, there are many external and internal risks that lead to the theft of information from employees, which adds additional costs to the company to overcome these challenges.



 Eye strain:

As staring directly at the digital screen leads to the evaporation of tears that protect the eyes, in addition to reading small lines on mobile phones or other devices increases the intensity of stress, and there are 7 out of every 10 people in the United States of America suffering from dry eyes Headache, blurred vision, difficulty concentrating, pain in the neck or shoulders, and to reduce this, it is recommended to take a 20-second break every 20 minutes.


 Sleep disorders:

 A study found that 44% of people leave their phones next to them when sleeping, and in a study conducted in 2011 it was found that 95% of adults use their phones before bed, and according to the National Sleep Foundation, and a group of Swedish researchers, there is a relationship between cell phone use and the increase In sleep disturbances in men and women; Exposure to light while you go to bed stops the secretion of the sleep-promoting hormone melatonin, according to Dr. Charles Chisler of Harvard University.


 Physical inactivity:

There is a large body of research linking excessive use of digital devices with low fitness levels. Where a study of a group of students showed that people who use cell phones got negative results on a cardiorespiratory fitness test.


 Technology's impact on children:

 Although technology helps children obtain vast amounts of knowledge, through easy access to information, it has many negative effects on them; Such as social isolation, and disease such as obesity, depression, and computer syndrome.

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