Essay on How Technology Has Changed Our Lives
This essay will discuss and analyze the functions of technology in modern society as well as how and why we use it in regards to the theory of uses and gratifications. Is it our needs that drive our media obsessed culture, or is it our time? Previous cultures experiences a much simpler form of technology but were not exposed to the amount of information as today’s generation has been.
Do we use technology?
Since the first telephone was created in 1875, we have strived to break distance barriers in communication. This allowed society to connect with others from afar, and suddenly technology progressed faster than anyone could have imagined. Telephones can now tell you who is on the other line, and tell you when they leave a message. Furthermore, Smartphones have become a worldwide phenomenon…