For The Next India published by Toshiba (hereinafter referred to as Toshiba) in association with The Economic Times (hereinafter referred to as ET) exercises due care and caution in collecting the data before publication. Yes, you fire 10 people in favour of some fancy robot or program, but actually, that technology was created by maybe 20-30 people who were paid to develop it. I,love technology but I despise ‘passwords’, I can’t write them down anywhere, am forever forgetting them but they are there for a valuable reason.
Staying constantly connected to one another through technology has become a normal part of everyday life, so it’s inevitable that owning the latest products has become a status symbol. A few examples include: powerful medical imaging devices; x-ray machines; MRI; magneto-encephalography; and, positron emission tomography (PET).
It is pain to see young Indian kids loving something foreign just because it is foreign or modern in someway or some style statement. This adult gorilla uses a branch as a walking stick to gauge the water’s depth, an example of technology usage by non-human primates.
Modern Technology increases human capabilities and this technology has evolved with years. He thinks the popularity of modern technology is simply a reflection of a broad trend in society. Now, coinciding with the moment when technology and pharmaceutical companies are finding ever more ways to have a direct influence on the human brain, pleasure is becoming the sole be-all and end-all of many lives, especially among the young.
Another prominent critic of technology is Hubert Dreyfus , who has published books such as On the Internet and What Computers Still Can’t Do. The Benchmarks for Science Literacy addresses the idea that there are drawbacks as well as benefits to technology.