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Ways Technology Impacts Our Daily Activities

Technology tends to be more inseparable with people in recent years, for it has brought about a different culture (where one can do a majority of their daily activities be it social, economic and other socioeconomic at a single gadget or domain) and it seems to get unnoticed as days pass by. As from the recent pandemics and natural disasters (earthquakes and covid_19), we take a look at 5 major way’s technology has helped in overcoming the challenges that people are facing in their daily lives.

Information Tracking and Securing

We’re spending more of our lives online than ever before. In a developing third world country like Kenya, (46,870,422 are Internet users as of Jun/2019, 89.7% of the population, according to CAK), this shows the rate at which internet is depended on. While access to everything online is vast, it has also made us vulnerable for every move we make is recorded, and leaves a digital footprint which allows information to be retrieved for future reference, this can be an advantage to internet users but also hackers and scammers exploit it for financial gain.

Technology has also given us the means (anti-virus software, passwords and a virtual private network), to protect and secure our devices. In this recent and coming years, many of us will not only be browsing for individual satisfaction but also accessing shared networks from the comfort of our homes.

Improved Communication

technology communicationCatching up with friends? It’s FaceTime, WhatsApp, Telegram, Snapchat, or email. Want to be entertained? Netflix, show max, HBO, ABC or online gaming. Research? Hit up Google. This highlights a lot on our social-cultural level, as compared to the difficulties of communication in the stone age period.

With these technological provisions on communication, it has been easier for studies to continue throughout the covid-19 pandemic and also basic verbal communication between and among people of different locations.

Trade Efficiency

With the risk of walking and also trading with a large amount of liquid money, technology has brought about contactless cards and phone payments.
Technology has also solved the conflict of interest between the location of a buyer and seller, by the introduction of online shopping channels (Amazon, Jumia, Kilimall) which includes personal delivery services.

Health Tracking

Health is a major component in one’s well-being. Technology has introduced fitness devices to help with health and fitness tracking. They include the fitness watch, which can monitor and inform us on our heartbeats and blood pressure, track and monitor individuals exercise and fitness programs, they also go as far as monitoring our sleeping patterns. This technological input on health matters has reduced one’s trip to the doctor for unnecessary routine check-ups.…

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Benefits of Modern Technology in Communication

Technology has made communication much more efficient, effective and fast. In the early rise of technology, communication was improved, but it was still slow and tedious. Over the years it has continued to emerge and become more modern. It has led to unlimited ways of communication. Regardless of where you are, you can now communicate from any device to another in a remote location.

Technology helps the communication industry to improve the methods of communication and also the speed. Other than communication it has also boosted many industries. Below are some of the benefits of modern technology in communication.

Fast communication

Communication should be done on time for it to be effective. Whenever you want a message to reach another person you would want it to reach, they are almost instantly. Smartphones have allowed this to be accessible from any point of the world you are in. A while back you would have to go through a phone booth for you to access a phone.

If the person you are calling is not near the phone you would have to leave a message. This sometimes is ineffective because you may want to relay information immediately, but you are not near a phone.

International communication

The world has been made so much smaller through technology. This is because gorgeous have been devised that allow you to connect to the World Wide Web. All computers can be connected to the internet and that allows you to connect with the person from any point in the world.

No matter how far you are from the person receiving the information, you can still communicate with them instantaneously. International communication has been made easier because all you need is internet and gadget that can access the internet.

Convenience

For businesses and other purposes, communication is very important. It must be a fast method of communication. The technology that is available today allows you to make calls even via the internet, send short messages and large files and also communicate through video calls. These ways of communication have improved the world and increased their interaction between people from different countries.

You can now run an enterprise while in a different country as communication is instant through the technology that we have today. It has made communication much more effective and convenient. You can rely on today‚Äôs communication as compared to the methods used a few decades back.…