Technology: The Importance Of Technology In The World

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With the emergence of the twenty-first century, the world saw a new age where humans and machines co-exist to increase the rate of development of both. The change was seen around the world as each nation attempted to push boundaries, find breakthroughs, and discover innovations to make the lives of the people who live here a bit better, at least. But as the world finds ways in technology to ease the burdens of daily life, it also finds ways to take life as well. Just as the past wars were won by superior firepower, tactics, and numbers developed through the technology of their time, wars today are fought on the same basis. Whoever is more advanced, wins; simple as that. This now exists in the minds of people today, attempting to outdo each…show more content…
It has become a staple to modern day living as it does makes things easier. A press of a button or tap of a screen can have limitless possibilities, able to connect people thousands of miles apart. Looking at it like this, coupled with its incessant growth within the society, many people crave it. A power limited only by imagination and ingenuity in the palm of one’s hand is exciting. A device that is able to extend the people’s reaches since their own capabilities are limited. To live without these seem illogical to the present day person, maybe even impossible since it is literally…show more content…
Menial and tedious tasks can now be done through or by it to let people have more time to do other things. But instead, people find themselves engrossed and addicted to the capabilities given by technology. Spending many hours just looking at a screen, playing games, or browsing social media sites have changed how people interact with one another. People now do not need spoken words to converse in real time, nor require the other’s body and presence to be able to understand each other. And because tasks are now done for people, one’s present interaction with technology may not be needed to communicate with another since it could have already been pre-made and sent without any effort. They may be alive but they are not living in the moment. People are now too busy with technology than the real world. The social being has become digital and the question now arises how human one is when technology takes away the things which make one
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