Technological development is factor which contributes a lot in the progress of any country. It is a process of research and development of technology. Scientists are working for the development of more advance technologies which will help them in a significant ways. However, there are several emerging technologies which are expected to be applied in near future and will bring a remarkable change in the society. Today, the scientists and researchers have made technological development in almost every field of life. Technological development includes software engineering, cloning, biotechnology, genetic engineering, wireless communication, anti, aging drugs and etc.
Technological development has played a significant role in the development of the society. Everything today has positive and negative aspects but the technological development has a positive rather than a negative impact on the society.
Modern science and technology has remarkably narrowed the gap of progress. Technological development has made it possible to enter a new period of attracting the worldwide attention. Technological development has been increasing for a long period. It has several positive impacts on the society. Nobody can deny that that technological development and inventions have made the life easier to live. Today, the technologies are using at every place even in kitchens and laundry rooms. Transportation has lessened the long distances to short one. Before the developments of this, going anywhere took a long period but now it is very easy to travel throughout the world in a low cost and short time (Beije, 2002). One of the greatest technologies invented by the great people is mobile technology. It has made very easy to communicate to anyone at any place. Technological development supplies an entertainment for the people living in the society. Machine based technologies such as computers, satellites, ships, telescopes and etc. have has increased the quality of human life.
In addition to the above technologies, the scientific technologies have contributed a lot in the human’s life and medical fields. The Human genetic engineering is one of the greatest technological developments which are overwhelmingly large and constantly changing. This technology helps in curing genetic diseases such as cystic fibrosis and increasing the immunity of people to viruses. It can even improve mental faculties like memory and intelligence. Biotechnology is another technology which have made possible to detect and treat certain diseases such as sickle-cell anemia, Tay-Sachs disease, diabetes, and cystic fibrosis. It is a technology which have made easier for the scientists and researchers to handle an extremely dangerous natural organisms, such as smallpox virus and cholera bacteria. Biotechnology benefits in several ways for example, it helps in solving world food shortages, and improvements in medicine, agriculture, and veterinary sciences (Sunderland, Graham and Isaacs, 2008).
Technological development has a positive impact on the society because it has improved the standard of living. Technology benefits society in many ways but it also has negative affects. In addition to the positive impact of technological development on the society there also exist some negative impacts of technological development. The invention of weapons and nuclear bombs has multiples of negative impact on the society. They are used to kills the innocent people and damage the land (Kleiman, 2005) .These technologies have provided the power in few hands which is very dangerous. These developments have reduced the society’s privacy.
The above discussion reveals that although there are some negative effects of technological development in the society but the positive impact of technological developments are large in number. People always want a new lifestyle of living so there is a great need that the developments are made in positive fields so that the whole world will be brought to the new progressive path. Therefore, it can be said that Technological Development has a positive rather than a negative impact on society.