Electronic computers have been around for a relatively short period of time. But they have already made a significant impact on our society. Today they are an essential part of every person's life. It is difficult to imagine our lives without a computer being involved. Computers are every where. They are used in making a telephone call, typing a letter and driving a car, cooking food in a microwave oven, and so on.
Computers are found in banks, offices, schools and businesses. They are used in banks for record keeping and maintaining accounts of customers. Banking and commerce could not have existed on a large scale without use of computers.
Computers have also revolutionized manufacturing processes. They are used to automate processes in factories. The used of computers in factories has increased productivity and quality of products. their use has also reduced production costs.
As computers can do jobs better and more efficiently, they are replacing workers in offices, businesses and in factories. Therefore,many people see computers as a threat to their jobs. However, the use of computers creates many computer hardware and software.