For real… how much has technology made things better in life and business?
Since the dawn of man, humans have always striven to make their lives easier, whether it be through the invention of fire, the invention of radio, or the invention of the smartphone. Without the use and development of technology, we would still be stuck in the dark ages (literally), and without technology we cannot progress as a race and build a better future. There are a number of ways in which technology has benefited our lives and businesses, and through applications such as the internet, knowledge and expertise have become decentralized and people are now able to learn and teach just about anything they desire. This site celebrates the ways technology has benefited our lives and business and how technology has opened horizons and endless possibilities.
Through the use of the internet, educational boundaries have been broken and there is no more restriction when it comes to learning and teaching. With thousands of websites and articles to read about a vast array of topics on just about anything you can think of, the opportunities for knowledge are endless. The internet coupled with the advances in mobile technology opens even more doors, as individuals are now able to access the internet and global network from anywhere in the world and essentially learn and access anything they want. In addition, through sites such Facebook and Twitter, people have the ability to communicate instantly, thus improving communicative ability.
With the digital boom still continuing, gone are the days of pigeon carriers and letters (sort of), and they have been replaced with email, instant messaging and, most of all, social media. Social media has opened doors not only in the communication with our friends and family, but also opened doors in friend discovery. You can meet new people and business partners from all over the world with LinkedIn, and with mobile technology, we are now able to take pictures, selfies and live video from anywhere in the world allowing individuals to see and interact with your life regardless of geographical location. In terms of business, their ability to communicate has allowed marketing to go global and digital marketing is 10X more powerful than traditional marketing due to the reach and tracking capabilities of the software available.
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Travel and Navigation
With improvements in navigation technologies like GPS, smartphones and Satnav, it is safe to assume that the old-school map may soon no longer be needed. With digital mapping software, we have the ability to travel anywhere and have the details of every location at our fingertips. With smartphone, getting lost is nearly impossible and with voice activation you don’t even need to touch your mobile in order to find a location. With the development of sites like Skyscanner, individuals are now able to find super, cheap flights to anywhere in the world and can book tickets straight form their mobile. No need to travel by wagon or car either, with technologies in travel improving constantly, traveling anywhere in the world is a breeze.
Business and Money-Making
Technology has made making money and controlling/building businesses easier than ever. With improvements and developments in display technologies and The Cloud, individuals can present their business ideas easier, and can also build websites and businesses together without having to meet up. For example, with technology like Google Drive, which allows people to develop documents and team presentation without having to be in the same room! Mobile and tablet technology has allowed for people to remove paper and pens from their life, and write notes and documents all from their fingertips. In addition to business, making money online is becoming a real possibly for some people, and with methods such as affiliate or client SEO and ecommerce, a full-time online income is becoming a reality.
Technology is super useful and has so many benefits to our lives and business. Technology allows us to learn anything and access as much information as we desire, which not only benefits us at a personal level, but also society as a whole. In addition, with instant messaging, email and social media, communication has been amplified to a global scale, and has been simplified for the use of small mobile technology, like smartphones. Technology has also benefited navigation through GPS, and business and making money has been made easier through social media, search engines and SEO. Hopefully this has opened your eyes into how technology is beneficial to our lives and thus essential for progress and human development. Check back regularly as there is much more to come!