In the midst of the darkness that engulfed the world, the technology changed the entire life of the human beings. Undoubtedly, we have some negative repercussions of the technology but the positive results of technology have more weight than that of negative. However, it seems a little bit difficult for us to believe that technology has changed our life because it has taken its place slowly and gradually. Therefore, there are innumerable justifications which have been spotlighted below which can prove us that how technology has changed our life in-toto.
Education is a broad field but if we take only a single aspect that is the way of learning then we can come across with great difference that how it has changed our life. For instance, when we were young, it was so hard for us to have a good education along with the variety of examples, and we used to go to buy different expensive books just for the sake of limited topics for making notes and can have good marks in our exams. However, in this technological world, it has become very easy to access different topics on the world of the internet in the very short span of time which also can also be shared with the friends on social media
In the ancient time, it was too difficult to give advertisement of newly launched business with outdated sources such as pasting posters on the wall, distributing the pamphlet to people in a busy market, etc. However, in this contemporary world, technology has made very easy for sharing advertisement of our business at different areas such as on internet sites, on social media, on big LCD's at busy roads, etc. So, this is how our life has changed due to technical assistance and we can easily promote our business in no time.
Besides the field of business, Medical Department is at its peak just because of technology. In early life, it was the only Malaria, a fatal disease, because of that many people lost their lives, but now this Malaria which is caused by Plasmodium can easily be treated without any risk. Similarly, this medical science is working efficiently and it has diagnosed innumerable ways to live a secure life than earlier. Therefore, technology is the only liable course which has changed our life.
Last but not least, the communication system has completely changed our life in this technological world and has made a world as a global village. Formerly, people used to send their message through the help of pigeons, then postman but now it has become very easy not to just send the message but also can have access to video call to the one you want to send the message. This is the internet along with smartphones which have made easier for every individual to connect himself with all his distant relatives around the world. Thus, it is the only technology which has made our lives easier than before.
Technology has remarkably changed the way we live today, there is no denial to it. Compared with our ancestors, we stand far away from them in using different technologies for our day-to-day works.
So many technologies are developed in the past couple of years that have revolutionized our lives, and it's impossible to list each of them. Though technology changes fast with time, we can observe the trends in which it changes. Last year, 2016 had bought so many fresh innovative ideas and creations towards automation and integration etc., and this year 2017 is expected to continue the similar kind of trend.
In this article, we are going to discuss some of the notable trends for this year, which will make us look beyond the horizon.
Gartner's 2016 Hype Cycle for emerging technologies have identified different technologies that will be trending this year. The cycle illustrates the fact how technology innovations are redefining the relations between the customer and marketer.
This year, Gartner has identified Blockchains, Connected Homes, Cognitive Expert Advisors, Machine Learning, Software-defined Security etc. as the overarching technology trends, which have the potential of reshaping the business models and offering enterprises the definite route to emerging markets and ecosystems.
Popularly known as 'Distributed Ledger Technology' for both financial and non-financial transactions, is one of the mystifying concepts that technologists could only understand to the fullest. Various advancements in blockchain have helped many people and more businesses in 2016, to experience its potential in banking and finance industry. This year, it is anticipated that blockchain technology would go beyond just banking sector, helping the start-ups and established businesses to address the market needs with different application offerings.
#2. Internet of Things & Smart Home Tech
With the advent of IoT, we are already eyeing the world of inter-connected things, aren't we? Our dreams of living in smart homes are met to a certain extent in 2016. So, what is stopping us from fulfilling our dreams of living in smart connected homes?
Well, the fact is that the market is full of abundant individual appliances and apps, but only a little amount of solutions integrate them into a single, inclusive user experience. It is anticipated that 2017 will notice this trend to undergo a big step towards fulfilling our dreams.
#3. Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
In the recent times, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning have taken the entire world by storm with its amazing inventions and innovative technologies. By observing the on-going advancements in this field, it will be no longer an imagination to experience the world where robots and machine will dominate the society.
Last year, we have witnessed the rise of ML algorithms on almost all major e-commerce portals and its associated mobile apps, which is further expected to spread across on all social networking platforms, dating websites, and matrimonial websites in 2017.