Firstly, the theoretical framework will be critically reviewed, secondly, relevant critiques leveled against technological determinism and will be discussed, cultural materialism and the critical theory of technology will be discussed. Lastly, the ambivalent connection between technology and society will be discussed. The advancement of technology in society correlates with global change. Technology determinism refers to the notion that technology serves as an agent to promote social change and transform the natural environment (Murpie & Potts, 2003). Cultural materialism refers to the relationship between technology and culture (Murphie and Potts, 2003).
The study will benefit teenagers because they are the ones who are always exposed or into technology. Teens are also unaware of possible effects of technology to their own social life. It will also benefit parents and teachers because they will better understand the kid in a way that they will have more knowledge about the effects of technology for them not to criticize them. The scope of the research are the pros and cons of technology as well as the effect of technology in the social life of teens. The research will not deal with technology in education because it would make the research broader and harder.
Household appliances that have been upgraded with latest technologies helps every moms less fatigue to do their house chores. Cell phone helps us to connects with others everywhere and anytime while Skype , Wechats and video calls are the alternative ways to connect with somebody especially people outside the country without charge . So, we can assume that technologies have been a great help in our daily life especially in development of creativities and communications. The first question that pops up in my mind is how does technology affects creativity and communication? Over the years, technology has significantly changed the way people communicate.
With this in mind it is important to recognize that what may be considered deviant to some is acceptable to others; for those in power are the ones defining deviance, at times to their own advantage. One way to understand the presence of deviance in society is strain theory; the idea that normlessness and ‘strain’ will lead to individuals participating in deviant acts. Strain is a negative event that can diminish your opportunities of acceptable means for achieving societal ideals deemed usually as the “American Dream”. Although society may push similar goals onto the masses, i.e. wealth, power, success, not everyone can achieve these things which can lead to several different responses.
Has technology changed us for the better or the worse when it comes to furthering the cause of the human imagination? People need to be and intelligent users when handling their technologies. As for me based on the title, I have a few opinion about it. Technology has affected people creativity because people keep on depending with technologies. First, computing has replaced creativity .Computers and technology make people feel lazy to think out of their thinking cap on how to solve problems.
The main reason of taking the subject of barriers of innovation is that, take an insight looks to the innovation and understanding deeply. Subsequently, learning the problems of the innovation process facilitate me to overcome constraints and barriers of the innovation process. ’Innovation is the search for and the discovery, development, improvement, adoption and commercialization of new processes, new products and new organizational structures and procedures’’ (Jorde& Teece, 1990, p 76).We cannot imagine the innovation without barriers. While we have removed and solve the barriers, it turns into facilitators. The nature of innovation barriers a barrier to innovation is any factor that influences negatively the innovation process (Piatier, 1984, as cited in Handbook of Economics of Innovation
Technology is not an unstoppable force. It is a byproduct of a complex modern society. What technologies come to be, and which never move beyond the prototyping stage into market is a complex, multi-faceted issue just as complex as society itself. Technological determinism explains in broad strokes that society influences the technology that is developed whether it be for better or worse from a design, innovation, or cost
Does technology make us more alone? The technology subject today become such a controversial topic. Some people think that technology can make some negative differences like isolation issues. In the other side many people believe that technology is a great thing we have discovered that make our life easier on education, businesses, and different aspects. No one can deny that technology today has changed our life.
Technology has transformed communication system and techniques over a period of time and these latest advancements are now one of the most important tools in an organization. Now we can feel like we have limitless options to transfer information from one person to another. A wide range of disparate channels currently facilitate our chatter from texting or skyping, to posting notes via social media. Technology allows us to easily connect with people worldwide using our choice of forums. We don’t have to wait for a stamped letter to make its way across the miles or rack up a big long-distance phone bill (as was the case not that long ago); instead via the Internet we can instantly reach almost anyone whether through email, instant message, social media, or countless apps.
Smartphone Technology Technology holds many advancements that have become a part of individuals everyday life. This new high tech approach has left people more reliant on smartphones. Although it has proven to be helpful, it also has shown to be detrimental to society as well. By shifting purposes to revolve more around media, having features for most problems likewise becoming a daily necessity, it is hard to place a label on the subject as simply good or bad. Becoming more media and web based has its cons just as well as its pros.