The Importance Of Technology And Technology

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The age old worry that "kids these days rely too much on technology" usually followed by the words "back in my day" isn't a new thing. In fact for centuries this has been around and every time it's just a new invention. Before Google it was magazines and before magazines it was books. But what if these inventions don't cripple our knowledge? What if they enhances it? The fact that every generation is suspicious of new inventions and advances in knowledge demonstrates the unhealthy relationship our society tends to have with new technology or inventions. One of the most amazing things to see is a young man under 20 that has accomplished more in his life than most people do in their entire lifetime. For example Mark Zuckerberg who launched arguably the largest social media website in the world, FaceBook, from his dorm room. There are children and teenagers who have made millions of dollars from music they make, pictures they draw, videos they edit or pretty much anything you can think of. All thanks to advances in computer and internet technology. With the help of technology, society has got to the point where people in society don't need money…show more content…
Information is easier than ever to access, we are even sub-consciously learning daily through entertainment and our education system is evolving forward due to increasing demand for new technology and innovative inventions. Society has had a very bad view on technology in history and if we continue to deny the positive effects that technology is having on our lives and push new inventions away, then our society will never reach its full potential. Steve Ballmer, the once CEO of Microsoft said “The number one benefit of information technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. It lets people be creative.. It lets people learn things they didn't think they could learn before, and so in a sense it is all about
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