The Impact of Technology on Todays Society

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The Impact of Technology In Today’s Society
“How has technology changed our lives?” Throughout the years we have been experiencing a dramatic change in the world of technology. IPhone’s, Blackberries, and laptops are becoming an important part of our daily lives. We are all so dependent on these devices that sometimes we treat them as if it is part of our family. Technology has become a priority for many people, and it is likely that people with choose technology over many other things. Although technology has made life
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In the “Embraced as a Time Saver, Technology Has seduced us into Giving up so Much” article, the author states the following: “What these devices have done, he argues it squeeze what used to be free time down to practically nothing” (McGregor, 2012, p.149). According to McGregorwhat used to be considered as free time is now being taken over by technology. Today’s young generation is being affected the most by this era of technological devices. If the world of technology continues to be used in a non-effective way the future generations may suffer a lot from this in terms of this addiction towards technology. Decreasing the unnecessary usage of technology might actually improve the quality of an individual’s life, by allowing them to make time for more exciting activities, and creating a better life for them selves and the future generations.
Technology has changed the way people gain knowledge. We don’t read books as much as before, because the information that is being provided on the web is only a click away. Our relationship with the Internet has impacted the way we read information that is being provided to us. Reading is becoming a difficult task for many people, because it is hard to stay focused and read a page, without the flashy colors of the computer screen. In the article “ What the Internet is doing to our Brains” the author states, “Now my concentration often starts to drift after two or three pages. I get fidgety, lose the thread, and begin looking


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