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Misuse of Technology

Misuse of Technology

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tech & its effect on life
tech & its effect on life

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Published by: mohammed on May 03, 2009
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Misuse of TechnologyIntroduction:
Technology in our days is linked to practically everything we do andit has changed people's lives in various ways. We use it at work suchas the Internet and computers, we use it for personal matters andentertainment such as mobile phones. But everyone should know howto benefit from technology and not misuse it during our daily lives.
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The big problem about technology misuses can be summarized in twowords: culture and education. Some people aren't sufficiently cultured touse technology properly as a tool because they use it as an easy waysolution or as a fashionable trends. Also, these people do not haveeducation to use it correctly.Because of hundreds of services that technology offers, there are manytechniques to harm persons and waste time. People use their time to harmothers even though they know that it is not good. For example, peoplemanufactures weapons to destroy others instead of improving themselves.People are actually concerned about misuse and abuse of technology.Society states that internet uses lead to intimidation or threat to people aswell as allowing easy piracy by providing the infrastructure to illegalmusic or software downloads and plagiarism. Educational institutions areworried about student’s development in their classes due to misuses of technology. For instance, learners are using cellphones, playing games,and surfing on some pornographic web sites and other non suitable sitesduring class. Some students even start using cellphones at the age of ten.This isn't a bad thing because many parents are both working and have toleave their children with a babysitter, so they need a way to communicatewith their children. Nowadays, children not only want to have cellphones, but also prefer to have the latest version of it. If children do not have it,they might feel ashamed with their friends and prefer to leave their old-fashioned cellphone at home. Moreover, many late model cellphoneshave built-in camera and some people use it to record pictures or videosthat may damage others reputation. Because of these, some people sayand think that the technology is responsible and it is not good for society.However, people have to understand that this is happening because of 

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