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Human Technology Interaction Amidst Covid-19
Rajiv Kumar, Reena Kukreja
Pages - 40 - 50     |    Revised - 07-01-2022     |    Published - 20-05-2022
Volume - 0   Issue - 0    |    Publication Date - March 1, 2022  Table of Contents
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KEYWORDS
Technology, Covid-19, Industrial Revolution 5.0.
ABSTRACT
Being isolated from the world, technology is sustaining the humanity. From online meetings to online announcements, from online consultation to personalized treatment, from digital tracking of risky areas to robotic treatment of corona virus infected patients; the technology is everywhere. The current trendy terminology, like Isolation, Quarantine and Social Distancing; has alienated humans from humans. The only connecting link is the technology. In other words, being physically apart, the technology is keeping humans close to friends, relatives, business, government and the health experts. A tweet announcing lockdown, the concept of telemedicines, Arogya setu app, Cowin vaccination app, and covid resources dashboard; all these means are result of the technology. In the pandemic time, humans, with the help of the technology, are sustaining the world. As the relation between humans and technology is strengthening, the world is getting closer to the next Industrial revolution i.e. 5th Industrial Revolution. Humans being homebound are trying to exploit the technology to ease the life. They are designing websites containing details of vacant beds, oxygen availability, ventilators and blood plasma. Government is preparing digital platform to vaccinate the world. Health services are being provided digitally. The current paper emphasizes intensifying human involvement with the technology in the healthcare arena, which is inconspicuously giving rise to the 5th Industrial Revolution. Humans are prime mover in Industry 5.0.
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Associate Professor Rajiv Kumar
Haryana School of Business, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science & Technology, Hisar, Haryana, Hisar, 125001 - India
rajivtamak@gmail.com
Miss Reena Kukreja
Haryana School of Business, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science & Technology, Hisar, Haryana, Hisar, 125001 - India