Improving The World With Technology

The year is 2020. We are sending cars into space, talking to foreigners without knowing their language, sending information to over 100 locations per minute, and seeing pictures of a city that isn’t even close to where we are. Ever since the first era of revolution in the 1800s, all the way until the fourth era -which is today- we have come up with brilliant inventions and brought human kind closer to the unimaginable than ever. It’s time to utilize our capabilities and knowledge to something of higher standard, but this time to take a look inside ourselves. To improve our own conditions and change the world for the better with the help of technology and motivation inside our very own human mind.

“Be the change that you want to see in the world” — Mahatma Gandhi

What are the challenges of the world at the moment?

Our planet is a blessing. Astronauts and scientists describe the Earth as one strange rock, yet a beautiful miracle that have appeared in our solar system. At the same time, the controversial topic about climate change and gas emissions is a topic many find provoking. Many ask themselves whether it’s the development and the evolution of technology that has caused this today. We’re talking excessive use of electronics, careless use of electrical energy, factories with massive gas emissions, or even just buying plastic. At the same time we live in a world where social media controls our attention, thoughts, and drives our curiosity. We can’t even vote on our favored political party without being impacted in one way or another from algorithms that roam the social media platforms. These are just a fragment of all the things that we have great potential in improving at as a humanity, but where do we start?

What I care for is for a world for anyone to be able to live to their best potential, and with technology in hand to help. When it comes to plastic, gas emissions, excessive use of energy and electronics we’ve gotten great improvements, but we’re not just there yet. There are also great advancements in the security of pedestrians when it comes to machine learning algorithms to prevent accidents. In addition to traffic, we also have Artificial Intelligence on our side to help the medical sector with issues such as detecting early cancer sells. I believe in a world where the human brain and technology can meet halfway to shake hands and work to achieve great results- where we can improve data and information to a world of possibilities and positivity. I believe that by recognizing the challenges and obstacles, we can find countermeasures and attempt to improve the conditions of the people and the world- by anything small and by anything big.

The online and the offline behavior censor protocol

Now I’m sure this sounds quite weird, but let me explain. We also need to take care of our network as humans, and to spread positivity around us. For example, when parents think of social media many associate it with bullying.

We have already built a foundation of improvements when it comes to the current social challenges we face. We have an online and an offline behavior censor protocol, as I like to call it. The online behavior censor protocol makes sure that information that passes online is distributed in a way where hate and insecure acts are eliminated. I’m not talking about some sort of high-tech program. I’m simply talking about the process of making sure that those who try to bully/assault in any sort of way, gets blocked, deleted, removed or stopped in any sort of way. We use this as one of the only temporary countermeasures against online harassment.

The offline behavior censor protocol acts as a real-life process of stopping those harassment and attacks on individuals, other objects or topics. We have participated in stepping in, speaking up and backing others up when it has been needed. We have been the brains behind the procedures of censoring away unneeded comments and blocking others out of our life or helping others. My belief is that we need to mitigate the possibility of negativity existing in the first place. Not by fighting back- but what I’m talking about is something that takes place in much earlier stages- By teaching people early on to act forgiveness, kindness and to teach about emotions and many other countermeasures. Why are we fighting fire with fire when we can educate correctly?

Technology, intelligence, children and the future

Information Technology is no longer a stranger to us, and isn’t the type of terminator movie as you saw in the 80s. Information Technology is our right hand in almost every subject, whether it is learning, helping, removing, printing, communicating, speaking, etc. You think it, you name it. For that reason, Information Technology is one of our biggest sources of help that we utilize for our own good in our daily life. In my opinion, I believe people should be taught Information Technology so that they too can see this potential. The more you know about the possibilities of the future, the more you can use the world for your advantage. There are already many kids who do this. Kids who learn Information Technology and earn their own money to support themselves, only with the help of knowledge and experience. They also live a simpler life as technology help them in many ways to increase the efficiency of everything they do, whether it is writing, doing work, planning a daily schedule or to secure their life in almost every way without having to monitor every task with cyber security.

I imagine a future where teenagers and kids can help themselves improve and get to know themselves better, to learn about emotions and to learn about their own mind. A place where we can understand our own personal problems with the use of technology and deep neural networks to register our personal information such as our intelligence and personality traits. This way we are our own change to the world, by understanding our own emotions and how to manage them. Perhaps it may sound very artificial, but this is not a strange phenomenon for some, as people are already developing and creating similar programs and processes. However, there shouldn’t only be a focus on the mental improvement. I mentioned earlier about enabling children and to give them the opportunity to live a life, not having to depend on their “start” chapter or other obstacles they may come across that aren’t their own fault. Such as increasing help for those who have difficulty in learning by giving them a custom-built plan and using the correct tools to heighten the disabled features of some people to give them a kick start where ever they want to go. I understand that this is what we’re already doing, but by using technology and machine learning we can learn how to increase the efficiency and the specifics of details. We will have a better outcome while at the same time do what is custom and best for us. By giving people equity and enabling understanding between each other, I think we are already eliminating many real-life problems such as misunderstandings, mistreatment and other possible situations that could escalate to something more major. People will understand that it’s not about helping others, it’s about starting to understand yourself and improve your own journey before you start understanding and improving others.

Listen to Magic Sword — The Curse while reading this article: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tHF76fRsTwI

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