The book Outliers talks about children who start at the age of five years as they get older the time of practices increases mostly up to thirty hours per weeks which was the case for Lang Lang. "In fact, by the age twenty, the elite performers had each totaled ten thousand hours of practice"(pg 39). All the practice that Mr. Lang made Lang Lang do finally equal 10,000 hours, which in
Overall, yes having so many TV shows to choose from is making our nation and our families more divided, because it also came along with new technology which gave people a way to watch TV where and whenever they want to. In the Paired texts “The Box That Changed America” and “Television Transformed” by Lauren Tarshis it
Using a cell phone and driving is distracting and dangerous. 21% of teen drivers involved in fatal accidents were distracted by their cell phones. That 's the amount of people who are in car crashes because of texting and driving, just because they don 't crash doesn 't mean they’re not texting. According to AAA poll, 94% of teen drivers acknowledge the dangers of texting and driving, but 35% admitted to doing it anyway. Even with the risk of hurting themselves and others they still text and drive.
Forty million people a day view Instagram stories, 79% of teenagers use Snapchat once a day, and 51% use it at least eleven times a day. In fact, teenagers use on average five screens a day (Patel, “10 Tips”). The use of social media makes teenagers happier and cures their boredom after school. However, problems arise when young people find all their satisfaction on social media. All this time spent on social media and whether you get enough “likes” could result in a bad outcome and cause poor health.
Everyone has to love pokemon, but no one loves their phone battery dying. At&t, RadioShack, and many other similar stores they have a solution for you. These store nationwide are selling portable charges off the charts. According to Time.com article the game that was known for nintendo is now become a real life game. As more and more Americans have the urge to play this exciting game, the electronic stores love all the amazing sales rising and rising.
The amount of time the athletes put in in a week of practices is a lot of time out of the student 's day. Division I players on average spend 44.8 hours a week on their sport — playing games, practicing, training and less than 40 hours of their time in spent in the actual classroom.That amount of time is the equivalent to working a full time job.This shows how even though they’re not getting paid they’re working as much to someone who is
As a result of it being such a commodious deal with the government, they are having the state’s ban handheld cell phone usage while driving, having stunning decreasing results of fatalities each year. So what author Gaddis trying to explain to us would be that we individually should be aware of the consequences and outcomes of being involved in distracted driving. Letting us know that with the strict laws being enforced there continues to be fatalities, but again that they are slowly decreasing each year. The targeted audience obtains not only to teenagers, but every driver in general no matter the age. Yes, there inhabits statistics that show the youth are causing plenty of the distracted driving accidents, but they are not the only ones.
Today TVs do not take up entire walls. Flat screen TVs are very common in houses today, tending to take up quite a bit of space. TV shows and movies are also very addictive to people in society today, and in Fahrenheit 451 Bradbury presents technology in a way that makes it appear dangerous and something to be aware of. Technology changes and evolves, and zoning out people with earbuds or having faces glued to screens all day is something apparent in society today that correlates to Fahrenheit
It’s amazing how many people will still drive distracted, either by texting, talking on the phone, or even not paying attention to what is in front of them. Over 5,000 distracted driver crashes have occurred in Utah in a year. This has resulted in 3,000 injured and almost 20 deaths. Wouldn 't you think that would be enough to make people think and see what is happening? Texting or looking at your phone is now illegal in most states yet so many people still do it.
Distracted driving can be anything that takes the driver’s eyes out of the road and focus on another activity. This can include texting, talking on the phone, eating, talking to passengers, playing with the radio, etc. Unfortunately, texting while driving is the leading cause of automobile accidents in the United States. Not only does the driver put his or her life in danger, but the passenger’s and everyone else on the road. In 2013, there were 411 fatal crashes reported due to the use of cell phones distractions.