Modern Technology Internet Essay Questions

Modern Technology Essays

by Raluca
(Calgary, Canada)


In the last 20 years there have been significant developments in the field of information technology (IT), for example the World Wide Web and communication by email. However, these developments in IT are likely to have more negative effects than positive in the future.

To what extent do you agree with this view?



Now, the worldwide population is about nine billions people, but from the ancient times society has worked hard to develop, to improve life standards, to discover and to control everything on the Earth and also what it is beyond its limits. The last two decades in which many advancements in the IT technology were registered is argued that might have brought a lot of good new opportunities or a series of serious consequences for the population.

A big percent of the global population enjoy using the actual technology in order to make their lives more easy, interesting, or even more affordable. To begin, the enormous network known as World Wide Web which help people to keep themselves informed about the things that are happening across the world, to link new virtual relationships, to download entertaining materials like music or movies, and to continue, the simple idea of communication through email that help normal individual but also big companies from any part of the globe to stay in touch with his or her friends and of course their business partners.

On the other hand IT technology has developed to a very high level, creating sometimes negative effects on population. If we take a closer look to the evolution of the interpersonal communication, we will unfortunately discover that the modern individual communicates at least eighty percent through the inter-medium of the virtual space and only twenty percent will meet other people. In addition, the labor market has been so utilized that it replaces a big part of the human work force need. Because of this fact the contemporary society face higher unemployment rates, and an unsecured future is created for the next generations.

In conclusion, IT technology is very useful for nowadays society, creating many new opportunities in different fields of activity, but when the limits are crossed and the population does not control anymore these gadgets there is a problem and can have serious consequences among the healthy development of the human beings.

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Access and Exchange of Information

by Le Thi Ngoc Han
(Vietnam)

Dear friends, would you please check my modern technology essay, of which topic is:

Modern technology now allows rapid and uncontrolled access and exchange of information. Far from being beneficial, this is a danger to our society.

What is your view?


Since the mid 1990s, the modern technology has had a revolutionary hit on culture and commerce, including electronic emails, blogs, shopping site, chatting video and social nerwork,etc. People all the world have witnessed such a rapid access and exchange of information. The further the technology reaches, the more doubtful people are about a danger to our society. This development has both pros and cons, which is still arguable.

I’m convinced that the convenience of modern technology is such a clear thing. Every class of people uses the Internet in his own way. Students use the Internet for researching and making friends, businessmen use it for doing business and relaxing, housewives use it for shopping online, travelers use it for booking rooms and taking map, others use it for updating new information and doing transaction online. It cannot be imagined how the world would be without Internet. Just with a mobile phone, a laptop or a desk computer connected with the Internet, we can access the world without stepping out of home.

Looking at the other side of the argument, modern technology is considered to become harmful to our society. As far as I know, the Internet brings a big amount of data at a very high speed, therefore, it is impossible to control the spread of information and the receiving entity. All kinds of information are updated all time no matter source of information and its truthfulness. Even an innocent child can access information easily, which can affect his behavior. What will happen if wrong data is organized for a wrong purpose, leading to an increase in in misunderstanding which may effect behavior, a decision or an outcome? Consequently, a big danger may happen to our society.

From personal experience, I‘m in favor of what benefits new technology brings to us. It is advisable to use modern technology smartly enough to exploit the Internet benefits . Also, we’d better not allow children to use the Internet without supervision of their parents. It’s a good idea to absorb what to be read and heard efficiently and quickly. Anyway, it’s important to learn how to balance our life, spend more time staying out and meeting people instead of staying online all the time.

In conclusion, everything is two-sided, not only new technology. Obviously, we cannot deny the benefits that new technology brings to the world. If someone asks me whether it becomes a danger or not, I think the outcome is upon the way it is used. Last but not late, if I were you, I would use new technology smartly enough.

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Loss of Culture

by Annie
(korea)

It is predictable that traditional cultures of countries will be lost as technology develops. Technology and tradition are incompatible.

Do you agree or disagree?


No one would deny that the advancement of technology have immensely changed the way of people’s lives, including traditional customs. Regarding this, some people assume that traditional culture of each country will disappear due to the enormous technology breakthroughs. I totally agree with this idea that tradition is unable to co-exist with technology.

To start with, the dramatic development of technology in media may play a critical role in fading away local cultures. It seems easy to find materials illustrating the backgrounds of other countries such as movies and dramas, which in turn, making people expose to other cultures. According to research, this persistent exposure to international media has contributed to a social trend which people become curious about new cultures and in turn welcome it, rather than retaining their local unique culture. Therefore, this may result in the disappearance of cultural diversity as technology advances.

Moreover, the improvement of technology enables people to contact with families living apart more frequently than ever, which is one of the cultures of various countries. With the help of technology appliance such as mobiles and web-camera, people these days have more opportunities to keep in touch with other family members without travelling. However, it was not uncommon for people in the past to visit hometown, especially on special occasions. The frequent contacts help people to feel closer regardless of how far they are. To take Korea as example, visiting the hometown, which was given the great importance on the public before technology developed, is not considered as a priority custom any more. Instead, they travel overseas or afford holiday on special occasion, which means people no longer follow the local tradition.

To recapitulate, the technological improvements have indeed brought about losing tradition in various ways. Hence, I agree that traditions are unable to be compatible with technology.

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Quality of Life

by leo
(sydney)


Technology has led to significant improvements in people’s life.

Do you agree or disagree?


Over the last two decades, people have witnessed some tremendous improvements in the area of information technology. While this change has led our work and life more convenient than before, I believe it also brings us several negative impacts.

It is true that recent technology developments have made our life become more convenient. This is because people can use their mobile phone to perform multi tasks, which cannot be imagined in the past. For example, having a smart phone these days allow users to check emails, pay bills and conduct a video conference through internet at anytime and anywhere. Therefore, it certainly makes individuals become more productive as they do not need to physically attend to complete these tasks.

Nevertheless, these technologies also create problems to people’s life. The major one is that it reduces the level of individual’s wellbeing. Thanks to the modern technology, adults are less active as jobs have shifted towards sedentary office work instead of manual labour. If they are getting used to this sedentary lifestyle, it is more likely for them to enjoy sedentary activities rather than outdoor activities. Consequently, they may suffer some chronic diseases at early age.

Anotrher dire effect of developments in technology is lack of family bonding. This is because people’s behavior has been changed by modern technology. For example, in recent years the younger generation tends to enjoy their time on their online life such as checking facebook rather than interact with their families at their free time. If they expose to this situation for long time, they may only live in their own virtual world. As a result, it will not only decrease their communication skills, but also limit their social opportunities with people from outside.

In conclusion, although technology has led to several improvements in many ways, I do believe that the problems brought by technology outweigh its benefits.

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Future Impacts

by Adham
(Pakistan)

In the last 20 years there have been significant advancement in the field of information technology (IT), for example the World Wide Web and communication by email. However, these developments in IT are likely to have more negative effects than positive in future.

To what extent do you agree with this view?


A prominent advancement has been observed in domain of information technology (IT), like web network and emailing service, in last 2 decades. There exists both positive and negative outcomes of this change, but I do not believe that, in the long run, the negative side going to outweight the positive one.

As far as the disadvantages of IT are concerned, it imposes huge impact on the mentality of young generation. Firstly, the students are getting more and more reliable on internet for their home work which is suppressing their mental growth. For example, the assignments given at school are done by the students by searching on google or wikipedia as a mass compendium of information is available to them. Furthermore, pornography on websites are available to underage children because they can easily claim to be an adult on the internet.

However I believe IT has provided us much more benefits that will also be of service to mankind in future. Thanks to this development, the people around the world can keep updated by what is happening anywhere. From any research finding to fashion activities, all are instantly available on the internet. Moreover, e-mailing and voice communication has provided easiness in global business communication which would take much more time through post otherwise.

Like this era, I think the negative effect of IT could never out run the positives. While, on the other hand, it could possible that with further advancement of this technology we could get our hands on the negatives.

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Impact of technology on Communication

by dannguyet

Hi, I'm a newcomer. I'm going to sit for an IELTS test this September and my desired band score is 8 with at least 7 in Writing. I would like to share my 'impact of technology on communication essay' and I look forward to receive detailed feedback from all of you. Thank you.

Nowadays the way many people interact with each other has changed because of technology.

In what ways has technology affected the types of relationships people make?

Has this become a positive or negative development?


With the advent of technological advances, people now have various ways to interact with each other. Subsequently, we gradually change the formation of relationships and develop more diverse types of interaction among people. However, there are pros and cons in this development.

Technology has made a huge impact on relationships. The invention of electronic equipment such as mobile phones makes it easier for people to contact each other. Therefore, we take less time to keep in touch with friends living far away. Furthermore, the emergence of social networks has made a revolution in communication. Nowadays, with a computer which has an Internet connection, people can chat with friends and family members. The advancement of technology has got the world together.

This development has both advantages and disadvantages. Positively, the interaction among people becomes more diverse and popular because there are more convenient, faster, and less time – consuming ways to communicate with each other. In addition, social networks help people expand the circle of friends from around the globe. People now are getting closer despite geographical distances.

On the other hand, there are some drawbacks in this development. Firstly, people are losing the art of conversation. Without letters and face – to – face talks, we are gradually forgetting how to make a proper conversation. Also, the appearance of teen code has made students forget how to make a grammatical sentence with correct spellings. Secondly, social networks have created a new type of relationship called “cyber relationships” in which strange people get to know each other through social network and become a couple. Not only these relationships are unstable but they have also led to many criminal problems like Internet fraud.

In conclusion, technology plays an important role in the change of relationships. We should utilize it to expand our circle of friends but we should also learn how to maintain and treasure our relationship in order not to let regrettable things occur.

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Essay on Machines Replacing People

by An-Thien Ho

Hi guys,

I'm taking the test in 11 days. After sharpening my writing skills, I need some feedback for my writing.

Thank you in advance.


With the increasing use and development of new technology, many machines are now able to do the work which people used to perform.

What are the advantages and disadvantages of this trend.


It can be easily seen that technology has developed dramatically since the industrial revolution in 19th century. This is synonymous with the fact that manifold types of new machines are being involved into human lives for multifarious purposes. However, the trade-off between superiorities and drawbacks of advanced technology has sparked off a highly heated debate. The conundrum is worth deliberating about and, from an objective perspective, I strongly corroborate with the proliferation of new technologies in our lives.

First, there are several drawbacks of having too many machines in our lives. The conveniences that the machines have proffered are synonymous with the laziness and the lack of muscle movements. For example, in 2015, with the invention of hoverboards, a tremendous number of young people has refused to walk and accepted to stand on them to travel around. The impact of not practicing to their walking ability in the long term cannot be gainsaid. Furthermore, robots are taking over jobs in factories, leaving thousands of men unemployed. This fact is happening in numerous factories in developed countries, especially in automobile plants in Italy, Germany, Japan, the U.S and so on.

On the other side of the spectrum, there are multitudinous benefits that machines have brought to mankind. No one can refute the fact that since Industrial Revolution in 19th century, the production rate of mankind has skyrocket multiple times. For example, the production of cars worldwide has accelerated astronomically thanks to robotic arms in factory, or agricultural products has flourished remarkably with the usage of watering planes and crop harvesters. Also, we are living in a world of relentless changes, technology has shaped our abilities in every aspect in a better way. Information, instead of spending lots of time searching in libraries, now can be reached easily with a single mouse clicks. Travelling speed has been escalated, from 40-50 kilometers per hour into 600 km/h with modern trains in Japan. The more advanced the technology is, the more productive human can become.

To recapitulate, despite the disadvantages of the machines, the aforementioned superiorities of technology has outweighed its defects. In my opinion, it is beneficial for mankind to keep developing technologies and apply them to our lives.

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Loss of Control

by Kelly
(Vietnam)

This is my first task 2 essay in my IELTS preparation course. Please go through it and tell me what should I improve if I want to score 7+ in writing

Some people fear that technology is gradually taking over control of our lives, while others think that it has led to many positive developments in all aspects of their lives.

Discuss both views and give your own opinion.


Recent technological development has occurred at such an incredible rate that it has become a source of controversy. Some people are concerned about the negative impacts that technology has on their lives while others appreciate the comfort they obtain from it. In my opinion, the benefits of these developments could outweigh the drawbacks.

Why do people take the utilization of technology into consideration? Firstly, it is evident that the more advanced machines we produce, the less active we are. Automatic machinery was originally invented to better human’s life but people turn out to overuse it for simple tasks like turning on the lights or washing clothes. Such inactiveness potentially causes serious diseases, particularly obesity. Secondly, as such machines have gained total beliefs from human, some people are not able to tackle the problem themselves. Consequently, they tend to be less confident with their decisions and make more mistakes.

However, the positive effects of technology are also noteworthy. First of all, it significantly improves our living standard by providing us more efficient ways to do things. Excel, a vital tool in office, embody this idea perfectly. The second contribution of technology is opening new avenues for further enhancements in many areas. For instance, researchers are looking for a new type of transportation that can adapt to any conditions; scientists are also working on machines that can modernize current treatments for several diseases. Therefore, the world is expecting to welcome new generation of high-tech machines.

To conclude, I totally approve the idea that technology has made our world a better place despite some drawbacks created by human’s overusing. Technological developments may act as a precursor to our future breakthroughs in many domains as long as humans know how to use it efficiently.

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  • Virginia Kearney 4 days agofrom United States

    That is an interesting question Oni, and I think you could possibly write a good paper about that. You could actually try an even broader question: How can the Internet Of Things be used to help in disease control?

  • Oni Anu 5 days ago

    Is it possible to use Internet Of Things for disease control surveillance system?

  • Virginia Kearney 5 days agofrom United States

    Hi Paola, you are right that you need to narrow the topic and one of the ways to do this is to turn it into a question which then can have several possible answers. Your answer will be the thesis. Here are some ideas:

    How can parents best monitor their children's use of media?

    How much online time should children have each day?

    What are the risks of using the Internet that parents need to know?

  • Paola 7 days ago

    I am trying to do a research paper on technology. The question that I came up with is: Are Parents Underestimating Children’s Risky Online

    Experiences? I feel as if this question is way too broad. There are parents that are aware of how risky online experiences can be or are!

    Can someone help me narrow it down?

    Thanks.

  • Virginia Kearney 10 days agofrom United States

    Hi Layla, I think you've written two good questions. I don't know whether these would be hard to research. The first question is descriptive and would be an explaining paper. The second paper is an evaluation. You could also do something like: How has social media changed the way the government and governed people communicate? How has Twitter changed the way people think about government? Do people know more or less now about their government than before there was technology and social media?

  • laylalankford 11 days ago

    Aloha! I am looking for a research topic for Technology and Government. I came up with

    How are technologies changing the way people interact with government entities.

    Are cellphones and computers enabling us to communicate effectively with government.

    I am not positive if these are strong topics to do a research paper on. Any advice or suggestions?

    Mahalo.

  • Virginia Kearney 2 weeks agofrom United States

    A variety of topics could be done on concrete civil engineering. Here are a few:

    What is the best way to make concrete earthquake safe?

    How is smart concrete changing the way civil engineers design their projects? Smart concrete has dormant bacteria spores along with calcium lactate which fills in cracks and self-heals the concrete.

    Is smart concrete really better?

    How can concrete be used in zero energy buildings?

  • Virginia Kearney 2 weeks agofrom United States

    Hi Sarah, you can narrow your topic by talking about either one particular kind of social network, like Twitter, Facebook or Instagram. Another way to narrow the topic is to talk about what kind of information, such as political action, current news, disaster preparedness, or even a very specific situation like school shootings.

  • vivek behera 2 weeks ago

    tell me some topic related to concrete technology related to civil engineering

  • Sarah 2 weeks ago

    Hi, I also need a help for narrowing the topic because my teacher thinks it is kind of wide. I proposed for my topic to be "The impact of social networks on dissemination of information" but he wants me to narrow it and I don't really know how.

  • Virginia Kearney 3 weeks agofrom United States

    Hi William, you probably want to add something about what they are hacking. If students are your focus group, then you might want to add what they hack, such as school records, or their grades.

  • William 3 weeks ago

    Hi, could you help me narrower the topic please? My topic is to do a research to investigate the perception of hacking among student, but my teacher say it is too wide range.

  • Virginia Kearney 3 weeks agofrom United States

    Hi Jencee, you could do a topic like: What is the best IT school for _____(pick an It major)?

    Why do IT students need to take courses in English?

    What is the difference between online and traditional IT schools?

    Which IT major do most female students prefer?

    How can more females be attracted to IT careers?

  • Jencee 3 weeks ago

    Hello, I like your ideas but I'm still having problems about choosing a research topic. Can you help me? My teacher told us to think of what we could research about IT students or IT schools.. Thank you!

  • Virginia Kearney 4 weeks agofrom United States

    1. How does technology use change the way a business (state a type of business) practice?

    2. What is the best new technology to develop alternative energy businesses?

    3. How can using new technologies help a restaurant business improve efficiency and customer service?

  • Showkat Ahmed 4 weeks ago

    suggest me some topics about technologies and businesses???

  • Virginia Kearney 7 weeks agofrom United States

    Hi Jerick, the science of criminology is also called forensics. The topics in this article are for research rather than experimenting. For an experiment topic, you might want to do something about trying to pick up fingerprints from different surfaces. You would have to look up how to pick up fingerprints first. This is not hard to do. My kids did this at a science museum. Then you would test different surfaces like paper, glass, wood, metal etc. The question could be "which surface is the easiest to get a clear fingerprint from?" If you do this experiment, please come back and tell me how it went!

  • jerick 7 weeks ago

    hi ma'am, can you help us? were constructing a topic on our research but its difficult. the instruction of our teacher is, it must be apply with experimenting based on our course and my course is about criminology. thank you

  • Virginia Kearney 3 months agofrom United States

    Ian and Aye--I'd suggest that you look at my other articles, especially the one that gives science essay ideas.

  • Ian and Aye 3 months ago

    Hello maam! Can you help us? We are having a difficulty on choosing our topic and constructing a title for it. We are Education students major in Biology. Can you please give or suggest some qualitative research or topics? We are from Philippines and we need your help.

  • Virginia Kearney 3 months agofrom United States

    Hi Ariemar, any of the questions here would make a good title. You can shorten it a bit. I like using questions for a title because it makes the reader interested in the answer, and therefore more open to reading your paper. Perhaps you could use, "Is Social Media Use Harmful to Students?"

  • IBUY 3 months ago

    Hi. Its a wide range of good gopics but can I ask for your suggestion of research topics about engineering?

  • Mehak 4 months ago

    i want to know some useful topics about educational technology

  • KRISHNA MAHATO 4 months ago

    thanks for your topics

  • mae 5 months ago

    good topics about digital learning please.

  • sebastian 6 months ago

    marine Technology for good topic?

  • Meseret Tadesse from Ethiopia,wsu. 7 months ago

    thank! for your topics and idea.

  • Virginia Kearney 7 months agofrom United States

    Hi ASD, you would need to narrow down your topic and idea in order to find a good title. You might want to look at my other topic ideas in my other articles on Science ideas.

  • Philip 7 months ago

    This list was super helpful, there are some great ideas and topics to write about...thanks for publishing this.

  • Virginia Kearney 8 months agofrom United States

    Hi Ariane--check out my other ideas on science topics by looking at my profile or searching on the site for my other articles. Here are a few ideas: What are the advantages of Free Space Optics? How is the Philippines most vulnerable to cyber attacks? How can we better protect our data from hackers?

  • Ariane 8 months ago

    Hi good day! May I ask your help?? Help me find the best title for my research..my course is information system. About the computer system..I'm from Philippines..thank you ma'am

  • Virginia Kearney 8 months agofrom United States

    Hi, Thea--Look at my article on Science Research Topics. Find the link either in the sidebar or on my profile page.

  • Thea 8 months ago

    I need a research topic about science. A topic which is similar to investigatory project or science project.

  • Virginia Kearney 8 months agofrom United States

    Thanks, Allie, You might want to check my article about science topics. In reality, most of chemical engineering is moving over to computational engineering and nanotechnology. So a good topic might be, "how is computational engineering changing chemical engineering" or "how is the chemical engineering profession changing?" Many colleges are actually dropping the name "chemical engineering" entirely.

  • Allie 8 months ago

    The suggested topics given are all good. But can you also please give me an example of a research topic about chemical engineering? Its for my research paper in K12.

  • Virginia Kearney 9 months agofrom United States

    Hi Mitch- for robotics and computer science topics, you might want to try: How will nanobots change biology? Are smart houses safe? Is facial recognition software making privacy impossible? How should we allow facial recognition software to be used? Is it a good idea for us to move everything to the cloud? What careers will robots take over in the next 20 years?

  • mitch 9 months ago

    can you give an example of a research topic about robots or computer science?

  • Virginia Kearney 12 months agofrom United States

    Des, for younger students, it is a good idea to pick a topic that they can research with videos as well as well as articles. I'd suggest going to YouTube and searching for educational videos on bread and pastry. That might give you some ideas. You also might want to start with a kitchen science type of approach. Then start with a question that students can look for to answer. For example, "What are the different ways to make bread around the world?" or "What are the different ways to make bread rise?" or "What is the history of sourdough bread?"

  • I'm Des 12 months ago

    Do you have some techniques in formulating research titles for specialized subjects in K to 12, most specially about bread and pastry. Your help and suggestion will be much appreciated. Thank you.

  • Virginia Kearney 17 months agofrom United States

    Hi Restituto--I have everything you would need to write a research paper here on HubPages. Look for "Problem Solution paper" and "Research Essay."

  • restituto 17 months ago

    hi! can you help me for my research paper which is all about in technology that affects in colleges student and how we solve it.. thanks!

  • sanjay 18 months ago

    super, great job. Thank you. This can be a lifesaver :)

  • Virginia Kearney 21 months agofrom United States

    Hi Madhavi--I don't understand why you would be running out of time trying to choose a Ph.D proposal. Generally, you should be working that out with the professor in charge of your research. However, I do think that this is something that people are actually researching on right now in education and probably this could be a general topic area for your research. However, you would need a narrow and specific focus for a Ph.D. along with specific areas of learning you would be examining.

  • MADHAVI 21 months ago

    Hi,I would like to confirm about one essay topic of above mentioned...i.e..How important is it that schools teach using ipads,smart boards,social media and other new technologies?... is it a research topic which can be picked up for a phd research proposal????

    PLz help me by responding immediately on this..am running out of time..

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