Man has been able to see into the future and plan ahead because of computers.Life today has been made easier with the help of computers, although some people may disagree with this, but am sure many will agree with me.Many of the cures found with help of computer technology would not have been developed without computer technology, meaning that many people would have died from diseases that are now curable.
However, the use of computers has generated public discourses whereby people have emerged with different views, some supporting their use and others criticizing them (Saimo 1).
To better understand how computers influence the lives of people, we will have to start from the history, from their invention to the present day.
Many versions of calculators and computers borrowed from his ideas.
And as time went by, many developed more needs, which lead to modifications to bring about new and more efficient computers (Edwards 4).
Computer influence in the life of man became widely felt during World War II where computers were used to calculate and track the movements and also strategize the way military attacks were done (Edwards 4).
It is therefore clear, that computers and its influence on man have a long history.
This is why the first machine was called by some as a calculator and others as a computer because it was used for making calculations.
Blaise Pascal is credited with the first digital machine that could add and subtract.
This would not be possible without computers (Saimo 1).
Today individuals can store all information be it personal or that of a business nature in a computer.