Modern technology is simply an advancement of old technology, the impact of technology in modern life is unmeasurable, we use technology in different ways and sometimes the way we implement various technologies ends up harming our lives or the society we leave in. What we call modern technology is technically not so new in most cases. In 1994, Charles B. Eldridge, a partner of Ernst & Young, said ‘Hiring into our audit practice has declined over the last several years as a result of changes in that area and the impact of technology.’ A representative of Peat Marwick, who is experiencing the same hiring pattern, said this reduction ‘is not a temporary measure ( Journal of Accountancy, 1994c).’ This hiring pattern extends beyond accounting firms into most corporations.
In physics , the discovery of nuclear fission has led to both nuclear weapons and nuclear power Computers were also invented and later miniaturized utilizing transistors and integrated circuits Information technology subsequently led to the creation of the Internet , which ushered in the current Information Age Humans have also been able to explore space with satellites (later used for telecommunication ) and in manned missions going all the way to the moon.
While the Apple Watch also could prove to be a dud, the increasing appeal of intimate of personal technology – like undies that monitor your pecs, your posture and your perspiration – seems to suggest that selfies alone will not suffice to sate the narcissism of our species.
A modern example is the rise of communication technology, which has lessened barriers to human interaction and as a result has helped spawn new subcultures; the rise of cyberculture has at its basis the development of the Internet and the computer 15 Not all technology enhances culture in a creative way; technology can also help facilitate political oppression and war via tools such as guns.
They already can complete credit card transactions with the flick of a wrist and in the future could become repositories for your identity, replacing your driver’s license, serving as your office badge and archiving vital medical information like your DNA.