Despite this economic benefit, Apple has recently come under scrutiny because of appalling conditions in many of its Asian factories. Workers in their Foxconn plant in China had to work under such grim circumstances, including 15-hour shifts, pressure to meet unrealistic quotas and low wages, that several of them committed suicide by leaping off the factory roof. The New York Times reported that this resulted in a 12% drop in the sale of Apple products, especially after it was reported that Apple had installed nets to stop any employees killing themselves in the future.
A variety of theories have been proposed over the years to explain why sexual reproduction may be more advantageous than asexual reproduction , and, for that matter, why sexual reproduction even exists at all. For years everyone accepted the general proposition that sex is good for evolution because it creates genetic variety, which, in turn, is useful in adapting to constantly changing and challenging environments. But it may give organisms a very different kind of edge.
In society today, people cannot imagine their lives without the use of technology. Various technologies are helping people to live their lives luxuriously. But with more luxuries comes the negative effects technology has on people and society as a whole. Although technology has put a man on the moon, the misuse of all of these new devices could potentially cause a wedge to come between humans and the outside world. While technology is providing many advantages, there are also some disadvantages to being up to date with the latest technology.
For starters, technology has made life easier. In the medical field, doctors and nurses need to get information about patients quick and easy. Technology has been able to provide faster and more accurate results. Being able to access patients files by a click of a button is to me, the most important advancement in technology. Another advantage in the medical field is for people with diabetes. With the advancement in technology, people are now able to get accurate blood glucose level readings from home. This reduces the risk of complications with diabetes, such as blindness and peripheral nerve damage. One last example of an advantage of technology in the medical field is the minimal invasive surgery. Aneurysms are now treated by minimally invasive surgery, which means faster and easier recovery time for the patient. All of these technological advancements have improved not only the way doctors and nurses receive accurate test results, but the treatment and recovery time for patients. It is crucial in today’s society that things are done faster and more efficiently.
Technological advancements in the medical field are life changing, but there are also many more advantages outside of the hospital. For example, Skype, FaceTime, e-mailing, and text messaging are all ways of communicating with people in society. Without those technologies, one would not be able to talk to family across the world ...