Impact of technology on humans' social interactionPresentation Transcript
Talking with friends face to face has been an important existing human connection tool for years. Today, technology is transforming modern society and daily life. In the next 10 years, Internet and mobile technology will destroy the quality of human social interactions.
Some of tools include; Phones Music devices Computers/internet Video games Television
Some of the affected groups are; Families there’s less interaction in families as members are busy on the television, facebook, Pps3, Twitter, Skype etc Working places workmates are busy with the computer/internet Workmates do not know each other very well. Some have never even talked but in the same office.
Schools/colleges The strong relationship that existed between a student and a teacher/lecturer is no more. Since curricula are found on websites, some students prefer to use the internet or library and not the lecturer. Military, Hospital and factories The existence of the robots makes people’s work to be replaced by the robots.
PRONS It is good for new experiences Easy to meet new people Easy and fast for interaction Less costs for travelling Maintain long-distance friendshipsCONS Separates people from reality Hinders communication The quality of social interaction that human beings need eventually decays.
Mental and physical illnesses due to isolation, stress etc. Weakens prevalence of cultural practices Waste of time to text over 300 friends
High levels of social interaction with less physical contact. Reduce social involvement and mental well- being. Higher levels of technologies will create high levels of unemployment e.g. making of robots to work in factories, military, hospitals, schools etc. hence less social interaction
High world wide social interaction among humans but of low quality because of no physical contact. High-tech i.e. robots making, will lead to increase in unemployment levels hence affecting human social interaction at work places. Technology to be a threat on humans’ physical interaction.