humans and technology

Technology can seriously change society, it can have a very big social impact and it is one of the factors that determine the Ecological Pattern of Humanity.

So let’s see how technology has evolved throughout history!

The human line was separated from primates about 5 million years ago. Like the great cousins of the great apes and like some animals (beavers, some birds), our oldest ancestors undoubtedly use “tools” in nature: twigs, branches, stones, etc. Even if there was no trace left, it is possible that they were making tools from perishable materials.

A big step was taken about 2.5 million years ago when humans (Homo habilis then Homo erectus) left us the first traces of innovation by cutting stone to make tools

These tools remain primitive (hammers, trenches, machetes, pickaxe), but this ability, which applies specific techniques to form an object that allows certain tasks to be accomplished, shows the unique cognitive abilities of human species. They distinguish us from other animals.

During the longest period of our evolutionary history, these primitive tools evolve slowly and very slowly, but each progress reveals the remarkable manual skill of men in the past, as well as their amazing understanding of stone properties and the correct way To hit.

During this period, humans also learned to control fire, although it was for a short period, its use was still intermittent for a long time. However, this knowledge of controlling fire was a technological turning point that in one hand made food more digestible, removing pathogens, bacteria, and other microorganisms that can cause diseases, and on the other hand protects against predators.

After a long development, infested with multiple “attempts” that will witness the emergence of different types of people, and then disappear with a choice, the sane human (Homo sapiens) will emerge off the line about 150,000 years ago. No technological breakdown appears to indicate the appearance of our species.

It must be said that technological innovations do not necessarily depend on anatomical innovations. During the period that began 40,000 years ago, Homo sapiens were uncovered, especially with the traces left by Crow Magnon in the year 1868. Contemporary humans, in particular, invent a new stone-cutting technique that allows for a larger cutting surface that can be obtained from a certain stone amount.

Then the pace of human innovation begins to accelerate, which will continue unabated thereafter. After the Neanderthals (Neanderthals) disappeared about 30,000 years ago, our species is now the only species of mankind that fills the Earth.