How Technology Has Changed The World Essay

1251 Words Jan 20th, 2016 6 Pages
Technology is, “the use of science in industry, engineering, etc., to invent useful things or to prevent problems” (Merriam-Webster). Viewing the world from behind a smartphone, computer, or any electronic is how most people view the world today. Electronics are a form of technology that seems to improve once a month changing the way the world is viewed. The use of technology can be viewed from the lenses of sociocultural, psychological, and scientific, amongst many perspectives. I chose to look through the scientific lens using the perspectives of a business, a social media user, and a couple.
Humans have been involved in relationships since the first human arose from the Great Rift Valley. Relationships have evolved from simple gestures to, “couples[s] decide[ing] to go “Facebook official” (FBO)”” (Seidman). According to Seidman, a doctor who used scientific journals as evidence to the ways Facebook changes relationships, the use of technology has changed the definition of a relationship. Seidman’s other view states that thanks to technology, “Facebook makes new relationships more easily accessible” (Seidman). When all encounters and relationships were made face to face it was difficult to keep in touch through mail when far apart, considering scenarios such as the Pony Express, one of the first delivery services so times may vary depending on horse and rider, “if the horse went out at a full gallop on flat terrain on an average day, he could probably travel maybe 5 to 8…

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