How Technology Affects Our Lives Essay

2057 Words Apr 7th, 2016 9 Pages
Would you like to go back and live in the 1800s? Technology was not as advanced and life was less convenient. There was not any indoor plumbing, families did not have air conditioning and life was simply tougher. Conveniences change people’s lives by making their lives easier since they do not have to put forth nearly as much hard work and effort.
Technology affects everyone. Whether good or bad, we are all affected. How it manifests itself into problems for youth will be studied and debated for years. Balancing technology throughout the educational process and keeping with current trends and uses of technology will affect everyone. Technology has transformed our youth’s daily and social lives. How do we measure the effects of technology on our ability to socialize or have a successful social life? Socializing is not just talking face to face, it’s our ability to interact, learn, and create original thought. Technology hindering today’s youth and their ability to socialize is affecting their capacity to read, write, and communicate. Today’s youth depends on careful considerations for the implementation of technologies. Our youth do not have the capability to convey their emotions through the use of technology, understand sadness, happiness or joy through simple text or emails. Communicating through the use of text, chat, and social network sites is lost using abbreviations and slang, inhibiting the use of the Standard English language. Using computers and hand held devices…

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