Using modern technology

Published May 30, 2013 05:05am

DEVELOPMENT of various technical gadgets like cellphones, laptops, iphones, ipads, palm tops and desktops have made life easier, comfortable and convenient, especially for the youth.

We may not be able to dream a day without using these gadgets. Yes, these wonderful instruments have brought in so much of comforts for us as most of our aspirations, jobs and needs are fulfilled by them in a fraction of a minute.

Sms, Facebook, chats have opened a new world before us and we connect to each other so relentlessly. A mute question is whether these gadgets are used in the right way, for the right purpose and in the right direction. No, our cellphones are for casual chats and endless calls.

Our computers are usually used for accessing social networking sites and for playing games. This will not lead us anywhere except for giving us an instant enjoyment and continued frustration. We should use them in the right way to achieve our goals.

These gadgets are a treasure of knowledge. What our elders missed in their generation, we are blessed with now. We can use them effectively for learning, teaching and communicating. Our thoughts, ideas and concerns on socioeconomic and political issues can be aired through them.

RAMSHA SAIF Karachi


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Shak
May 30, 2013 08:16am
"....giving us an instant enjoyment and continued frustration" Please speak for yourself only. Like everything else, overdoing anything is not recommended and common sense should prevail at all times.
justforcarp
May 31, 2013 04:22am
But DNA is still off limits to prove rape. Whatever technologies you may have the mullahs surely want you to go back to medieval times.
mujtuba
May 31, 2013 06:13am
concise views,clarifying the real time scenario of today's world youth specifically our's
P.MOHAMED FAHEEM
May 31, 2013 03:34pm
fdi can transform pakistan's economy to achieve this goal it has to undergo major political reforms one of them can be the duration of government can be reduced from 5 years to 4 years this can help cool down the politcal temperature and improve foreign investor confidence nawaz sharif you can do it for the long term future of pakistan