IMPACTS OF COVID 19 ON TECHNOLOGY
Almost a year ago, No-one had thought of being trapped inside their houses because of a virus which possess the potential to take lives. If you would have gone to some random person and told about this as sort of a prophecy or something, then He/She might have made fun of yours. But, incidentally here we are! Battling for our lives while keeping our hopes firmly. Covid 19 has not only impacted the health cycle of every individual but also changed the definition of "normal life". The whole fundamental foundation of day to day life has been affected by Covid 19. It's true that conditions are getting in control but the drastic loads of the consequences are still going to be unrecoverable for a very long. Though Corona Virus ( Covid 19 ) has blocked the tangibility of the surrounding but has lead us to the doors of opportunities and innovation. In this module we are going to know about the technical impacts (both advantages and disadvantages) caused by Covid 19. We are also going to cover different aspects related to Covid 19 such as treatments, technical assistance in dealing Covid 19, Technological advancements in medical lines, etc.
HOW TECHNOLOGY HELPED IN DIFFERENT ASPECTS IN COVID 19 ?
Before Covid 19 Online shopping was used to be an option, people had a choice of opting for easiness. But, after Covid 19 Online shopping became almost a necessity, People are dealing with lockdowns and curfews and household essentials aren't able to access by tangible means such as going to that marketplace or shopping complex. So, e-commerce platforms helped people in buying not only household but other essential items too. online shopping can be credited for stabilizing the chaos somehow.
According to the facts, covid 19 spread through many means, but one of the most common one is handshake or hand contact. So, to avoid this digital payment portals helped a lot in creating a hand free environment for transaction purposes.
With the help of digital accessibility, Work from home became an important practice for the smooth functioning on Corporate World. Remote working widened the job spectrum and decentralised the traditionalistic approach of the discipline. It helped a lot in flattening/rigidifying the curve of exponential graph of covid 19 cases
DISTANCE DIGITAL LEARNING
Digital technology such as virtual interactions through facetime or zoom applications; made online education possible in these times. As Schools and Colleges are shut down due to the lockdown , education got affected. So here, also traditional learning got widened up and opened the room for possibilities.
VIRTUAL HEALTH ASSISTANT
One the most important technological advantages in covid 19 is Virtual assistantship for health issues. This allows the patient to seek virtual prescriptions and advices through medical professionals via virtual conferences.
Online streaming platforms like Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Prime etc have not let down the people experiences in comparison to traditional cinema and theatre. To ease the boringness of regular audience in covid 19, these platforms have done excellently well
A BRIEF LAYOUT OVER HOW TECHNOLOGY IS ADVANTAGEOUS FOR TREATMENT, PEOPLE, ETC IN COVID 19 TIMES
Technical advancement in pharmaceutical and genetic sciences has lead to the fast development of vaccines in order to fight corona virus. with the tool like 3-D printers people are able to fight with the shortage of health masks. If Technical assistance, Virtual education, e-commerce, remote monitoring of infected and recover patients and global corporation were not there then the overall consequences of pandemic would have been worst in comparison to the present dilemma.
Though technology has an advantageous side but the disadvantages of technology in covid 19 aren't less; The traditional section of working needs a proper tangible look, which no technology can provide as such.