Are We Too Dependent on Computers?

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Are We Too Dependent on Computers?
Is our society too dependent on computers? I, like many Americans today, have become reliant on the usage of computers. It influences all aspects of my life by bringing about a new level of convenience. Computers are a part of our everyday lives whether we like it or not. They make simple tasks much easier and allow us to strive to our full potential.However over the years, computers have become much more than a tool but necessary part of our lives. They have replaced almost every important contrivance humans have. Today computers replace the way we conduct our academic research, supply our food, keep businesses competitive and maintain our military superiority. Computers are not being used as
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,Deborah B. Whitman describes that "The world population has topped 6 billion people and is predicted to double in the next 50 years. Ensuring an adequate food supply for this booming population is going to be a major challenge in the years to come." The convenience and available nature of the computer have turned researchers and scientist to it as the only way to meet these requirements. GMOs which derived from computers have already begun to replace the massive amounts of food we eat. Regulations on genetically modified foods is still at a low rate intern increasing the amount of modified food we see. These limited regulations also show that big companies don't care about the future, all they care about is maximizing their profits. By the time regulations have reached their proper amount of farmers will have forgot about traditional ways to supply food and intern collapse as an agricultural business. The reliance on computers to increase profits shows that farmers have abused their right to computers to create genetically modified food instead of using them as a tool to help them yield large amounts of crops. Third, the implication of computers is the only way to keep businesses competitive.Over the years more and more businesses are relying on computers as their main supply of income. Today, if you don't have a computer or access to computers your business may fall behind. In the article, “Is dependence on technology the real threat?” Robert


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