Essay on How Technology Has Changed My Life

846 Words Oct 3rd, 2016 4 Pages
Technological Breakthroughs

People all around the world have been able to experience plenty of technological breakthroughs that have changed the way they live. I am only eighteen years old so I haven’t been around for a whole lot of major developments, but I have been on this Earth for quite a few of significant ones. There are three particular breakthroughs I am going to talk about today. The Global Positioning System, otherwise known as a GPS, Wi-Fi, and the IPod are all inventions that came about in my lifetime that changed my life, and other lives, for the better. These inventions will all continue to evolve into something even greater and I am excited to be around to see what technology does for us in the future.

The first product I will talk about is the GPS. The GPS became fully operational in 1995. It was originally invented for military use. The GPS began as a way to track satellites. Roger Easton, the inventor of the GPS, was able to incorporate the main features of today’s GPS. This helped them during wars and helped people around the world get from point A to point B. In today’s life, the system continues to help us navigate quicker and easier around the world. This system makes it much easier to get around rather than using a map on paper. In the future I believe the GPS will evolve into something every car comes with, which it Is already starting to do. It is a very easy system to have with you wherever you go on your phone or even on your watch. That is…

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