Essay on Technology And The 21st Century

2629 Words Nov 14th, 2016 11 Pages
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We live in the 21st century where mostly everything is done by computers. In 1965, Gordon Moore predicted that technology would rapidly improve every 18 months. Fast forward to 2016 and we have improved so well technologically that it has become something nobody could have ever predicted. We are living in a golden age of technology with discoveries happening every day and produced every day. In 2016, we tend to make fun of technology that is only 5 years old because we can never imagine how we could possibly survive by relying on such an old device. We strongly rely on technology to help us in every single aspect of life. I personally don’t see that to be a bad thing, we should use the technology to our advantage. We have made groundbreaking innovations thanks to technology. If technology is so great and has help improved our way of life, shouldn’t we use it to help those that can’t help themselves? It’s the 21st century but our prison systems seem to be functioning as if they’re living in the stone age. I find it to be incredibly irresponsible that the state would allow such poor conditions in our prison systems. We are housing societies criminals but this fact doesn’t give us an excuse to not treat them as if they’re not human. I believe that inmates and prisons should be given tools that can help benefit everyone. I suggest that prisons should improve their acratic resources and change to a more technological system. I believe that the prison…

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