Technological development is a systematic change that occurs in technology. During the past thousand years, technology has been known by humans, but its form and function are not as sophisticated as those in the present.Technological developments began to be seen more clearly in the industrial revolution. Various types of machines were successfully made which later replaced human power into engine power. This period is the forerunner to technological developments in the present. Examples of early generation cars, telegraph, telephone, weaving machines, steam engines and bicycles. Then finally the development of technology in the 20th century until now, various technologies have begun to be developed. Starting from the technology needed for households, education, social, health, information technology, and other things.
Technological developments make a big difference for the entire world population. There were are a lot of things that hard to do, but now its easy to be done. The advantages of technological development are facilitate access to information, here are many entertainment media, implementation of more efficient work activities, easy communication, make it easy to share files, increasing efficiency in the world of education, opened a new and profitable business, economic growth, ease of transaction, bringing together individuals with new people and adding relationships between individuals with social media, progress in the field of health and health services, facilitate service to the community and more efficient implementation of government, there are various kinds of technology that make it easy to maintain security and improve the military field
Although it has many advantages, but the development of technology also has another side that creates new problems. The problem is caused by misuse of technological developments and the lack of understanding of users to use technology properly. The new problems due to technological developments increased fraud and crime, cyber Bullying, negative content that is growing rapidly, spreading false news, change someone’s behavior to be individualist, resulting in dependence on technology, community behavior becomes consumptive, using entertainment media and social media excessively so that ignoring the duties and obligations, wasting time for things that are not useful, and decreased learning achievement and also one’s ability to work, environmental damage.
Technological development cannot be avoided because it is natural and we can make technological development a challenge to be conquered. So that we are not exposed to the negative side of technological development, we can filter out the good and the bad of technological developments, utilize technology developments in good and right ways, provide education and understanding to those around us to utilize technology properly, block sites or web pages that are not educative and have a negative impact on themselves and many people, participate in preventing fraud and crime by providing information to the authorities, strengthening religious values and utilizing technology by paying attention to the environment.