Importance Of Technology In Everyday Life

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Technology, it’s in our everyday lives. As time moves along so does the instruments we use in our everyday activities. The most innovating piece of technology could be found in your pockets. The tool I’m referring to would be seen as the glorious smart phone, which has wired millions of kids minds to think that there would be no life without it. In fact we are now providing kids this technology in school at a very early age. Some elders might see this as an absurd concept, but in today's generation giving a child this expensive equipment is seen as “ordinary”. Technology has added simplicity to our lives and has pushed the envelope so far that mankind could never think of the extreme advancements of today. Great minds located all over the…show more content…
Looking back to a few years ago, technology was extremely different. One major thing that has improved with technology would be cell phones. Before, people only carried flip phones to call or text others. Cell phones have advanced so far that it's become a necessity now. For example, before leaving the house the first thing you check is if you have your phone. Its second nature for us to have this piece of technology at all times. Phones aren’t just for calling and texting, it has become a portable computer. In this generation, smartphones are essential. Over the years we’ve adapted to having smartphones since its serves as a personal computer at our fingertips. Companies such as Apple and Microsoft have created amazing software in these devices to the point where there is no need to ever purchase another computer. Having smartphones at a young age is also beneficial for the child. Michaela Cullington made an interesting point in her “Does Texting Affect Writing?” by saying “Texting should be viewed as beneficial because it provides students with motivation to write” (364). What Michaela is trying to say is that, kids now a day are glued to their phones because of how much they text. Studies have shown that 18.7 billion texts go out everyday. Cullington statements is true, being a millennial I can vow from personal experience, text messaging does gives kids that motivation to begin writing like myself. Companies have also produced…show more content…
Technology is seen all over the world but has dramatically affected the medical world. As we progress further in decades our machines become more efficient. Times have gone from, doctors having to find if you broke any bones in your body using their naked eyes to running you through an x ray. Not only can high tech machiencering be more efficient, it can also be more precise. Although a normal human being can perform the same acts as a machine, it doesn't mean it’s going to be one hundred percent perfect. For example laser eye surgery didn’t exist until 1995, which took almost half a day to perform. In present time, to perfect your vision it will only take one and a half hours, so the procedure is much quicker. The medical field has also advanced since any body part can be recreated from head to toe. Prosthetic body parts could give an individual the ability to write or walk again. Also bringing a brand new, high paying job field. Most of the cases that are provided with prosthetic body parts, are amazing veterans that risk their lives to fight for our country. Although the rates have dropped, many are able to prevent these injuries due to the latest technology being incorporated in battle. Incoming artillery could be detected thousands of miles away before touching down on US soil. Technological advancements are on the right track. Defeating the problem of time consumption, and improving
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