Modern Technology In Technopoly

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The development of technology has become quicker and more efficient. People use technology more in their than ever before. In the book, Technopoly, Neil Postman shares his idea that Technopoly has and will take over society in the future. Not only is there Technopoly but also Tehnocracy. The advance technology has the ability to change lives, which can be bad for the ones who depend of it to much. Neil Postman stated that technocracy allowed us to stray away from tradition and also evolved the world more rapidly. In today’s society, people can be sharing their exact location with there friends or posting pictures on facebook of where they just came back from. Postman goes on to explain the cultural impact of printing (E. Eisenstein), and lines up printing, telegraphy, photography, broadcasting and computers as the technological culture-changers giving us access to instant, indiscriminate information. The result is that we accommodate ourselves to new technology in the brave new world where technological progress has become the chief aim of life (70). The availability to access the Internet is endless because now many places have wifi. Having Internet on you phone also distracts student in the classroom. They much rather be playing games than listen to a teacher lecture. In the text, they used computers and TVs to help make learning more efficient and interesting. Well now the students phones is more interesting. In a technocracy, “tools play a central

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