TED Talks with further interesting information (last accessed ): Damian Palin: Mining minerals from seawater, Hillis: Back to the future (of 1994), Fineberg: Are we ready for neo-evolution?
As a conclusion, there are several positive impacts of technology on our lives but there are several downsides too.
We cannot abandon technology now but we can ensure not to let it control us.
Relationship with family members is being weakened due to excessive involvement with various devices.
Although in a few cases, parents resort to technology to communicate with their children and know about their whereabouts but this is not adequate always.