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Advantages and disadvantages of technology

In the current time people can't imagine their life without technology. Technology can be defined as a process with the help of which human beings modify nature in order to meet their growing needs. Technology leads to innovations and inventions and one such invention is gadgets. In today's world, where just about everything is more convenient and accessible due to advances in technology across almost all sectors, it may seem as though it's a misnomer to even mention any disadvantages of technological advances. However, despite how far technology has taken human,there are some disadvantages accompanying this level of access

In crime world

With the cameras installed in police cars, they can record any and all activity committed by police or suspects.   The police would have irrefutable evidence when they capture a suspect or a police committing a crime against the suspect.   

Surveillance cameras send a direct signal to the police station and other mobile data units across state lines and within the police department.   Studies have shown that the continued use of surveillance cameras installed, not only in police cars, but on government issued equipment, such as: a telephone pole. The crime rate had decreased, the prostitution related reports decreased by 42%.

In education

New technologies can add efficiencies, but they can't replace old methods of teaching.Technology has revolutionized the classroom but is not without its disadvantages--not in its use, but in what its use replaces. Many classrooms are being retrofitted with Smartboards and computers but they cannot replace old methods of teaching.


1. The technology available today has made a wealth of knowledge available to students, which offers great potential for the speed and style of learning. Information is presented in so many ways that any type learner, whether gifted or disabled, can find and use the necessary material. This fact...