9 Ways Technology has Improved Our Lives

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21st-century life is quite something. We have cars and planes that can help us travel long distances very quickly. We have computers and smartphones that keep us in touch with people half a world away at the touch of a button. We have doctors and medicines that heal us from injuries and keep us healthy long into our old age. 

It wasn’t so long ago, in the grand scheme of life on earth, that humanity had to rely on their feet and horses to move us from place to place, and traveling from continent to continent was almost unheard of. Snail mail was our only option to communicate with friends and loved ones who didn’t live nearby, and we had to hope against hope that these letters reached their intended destination. Medicine was guesswork and herbs applied in poultices, and our life expectancy was significantly shorter than it is now. 

Technology has improved human life in innumerable ways over the last few centuries: Google can help you find a bingo site that you can trust, a washing machine can keep your clothes clean, and a radio can play music by using invisible waves. Let’s check out nine of the most significant ways that technology has changed and improved our lives.

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  • Better Health

Mental and physical health are both greatly improved by technology. Now we understand our brains, minds, and bodies in ways that we never could before. We can detect diseases early in life and manage or cure them. We can find out what illnesses lie within our minds and make ourselves well and whole using tests and medicines. Modern medicine improves our quality of life as well as our lifespans, allowing us to accomplish more and revel in all the world has to offer for longer.

  • Job Satisfaction and Careers

Without computer technology, we wouldn’t be able to work from home or work for a company that’s based halfway across the world. In the modern age, such a wide selection of careers are now available to us thanks to technological advances. More people from more backgrounds can become more kinds of things than they could just 100 years ago. Work can be conducted in a comfortable but still effective and practical manner thanks to cars, computers, cameras, and microphones.

  • Education and Information

Thanks to smartphones, computers, and the internet, we have access to a broader range of information than ever before in history. Education is available online in the form of online degrees or educational videos, and information comes to us live from hundreds of thousands of sources all day, every day.

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  • Communication

Those same computers and smartphones that we mentioned in the previous point also allow us to talk to those that we love and even see their faces when they are miles and miles away. Communication technology like Skype, Zoom, social media, and Whatsapp keeps people closer and more involved in each other’s lives than they otherwise could be.

  • Trade

Now that we have calculators, accounting software, online marketing, and delivery across the world, business people can sell their products and engage in trade far more easily and on a far wider scale than in ages past. Healthy economies enrich their communities and create more jobs which help more people to live.

  • Finding Love

Many people these days find it increasingly challenging to meet friends and lovers organically. Lucky for us, technology offers us dating sites, online events, and social media, which are all exciting options for meeting new people, be they friends or partners.

  • Automation

Many laborious tasks that used to require human workers have now been fully automated thanks to technology. Screwing the caps on toothpaste tubes, printing newspapers, stitching garments, and firing pottery: these can now all be accomplished by the use of machines and AI.

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  • Accessibility

In most places in the world, you can now shop for clothing, groceries, or homewares online. Whether you don’t want to leave the house or can’t for whatever reason, you now have access to billions of movies and TV shows, different clothing brands, bookstores, or events from anywhere that has access to good internet.

  • Getting Around

Plane, train, or automobile? Thanks to technology, transport is far more effective, accessible, and environmentally sound (in some instances) than it was 100 years ago. These days you can use a folding electric scooter to get to work or take a plane trip to get to the other side of the world. You have a GPS in your car or phone that ensures, as long as you are connected to the internet, that you will never be lost again. We can reach so many places so fast that it’s hard to choose where to go!

Wrap Up

Technology and its many marvels have improved human life in more ways than it is possible to measure. What technology could you simply not do without?

About Author

LaDonna Dennis

LaDonna Dennis is the founder and creator of Mom Blog Society. She wears many hats. She is a Homemaker*Blogger*Crafter*Reader*Pinner*Friend*Animal Lover* Former writer of Frost Illustrated and, Cancer...SURVIVOR! LaDonna is happily married to the love of her life, the mother of 3 grown children and "Grams" to 3 grandchildren. She adores animals and has four furbabies: Makia ( a German Shepherd, whose mission in life is to be her attached to her hip) and Hachie, (an OCD Alaskan Malamute, and Akia (An Alaskan Malamute) who is just sweet as can be. And Sassy, a four-month-old German Shepherd who has quickly stolen her heart and become the most precious fur baby of all times. Aside from the humans in her life, LaDonna's fur babies are her world.

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Lucinda Gabriel
Lucinda Gabriel
2 months ago

This is a Great Article, I’ll share this article on My LinkedIn Profile Writer London community who learn something unique from this article. To my knowledge, this applies to many technologies. We invent things without looking at the big picture. Some technologies make life easier or better in the short term but can have unintended consequences in the long run. Phones are great, don’t get me wrong, I use mine several times a day to communicate with people. 

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