Impact of Tecnology

By: Josiah Gober

6 Ways Technology has Transformed the World

  1. Education- In education, mobile technology has helped provide schools, teachers, and parents access to meaningful data and tips to help students succeed.
  2. Surveys & Polling- Grants for projects in international development are heavily data driven. New developments in surveying and polling on mobile devices has allowed international development workers to easily collect data in rural communities and take an evolutionary leap from paper surveys.
  3. Agriculture- Mobile technology has also been extremely transformation tool for rural agriculture. Mobile phones have allowed farmers to gain access to market prices before traveling long distances to markets.
  4. Banking the Unbanked- According to a 2012 report by the World Bank, more than 2.5 billion people (half of all adults in the world) are unbanked, without access to a bank account. Mobile phones are quickly helping change this statistic.
  5. Data Analysis- Today one powerful use of data management is in the of human trafficking. Traffickers, through the use of mobiles, are able to organize, advertise, and streamline their illicit activities while expanding their criminal networks.
  6. Health- In recent years, the growth of mobile health technologies, including health text messaging projects, remote monitoring, portable sensors, and mobile phone apps, have changed the way healthcare is delivered globally, with the potential to provide individuals with an unprecedented amount of access to health resources.

The Impact of Technology In our Lives

The technology that drives mobile devices has improved a lot since those days, and especially in the last ten years. Mobile gadgets have gotten smaller, more powerful, and very useful. They are everywhere and play increasingly greater roles in the lives of most everyone. Availability of mobile devices is rapidly spreading throughout the world and making significant improvements in many lives.

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