Technology Has Changed Our Society Essay

1233 Words Mar 31st, 2016 null Page
Technology is all around us, I’ve learned from an old class I took that technology is even that of a pencil but here, we will be talking about technology like everyone thinks of technology, the phones, computers, and tablets. Technology has advanced and changed for the better (as most would say) every day since human civilization but in the past 30 years or so technology has taken a big turn into our society and has changed our social norms and everyday way of life. Technology has also changed our education field, some would say for the better and others might think of it for the worst.
Technology has changed so much in the last decade. So much that most of our elders can’t keep up with the changes. Today I will be talking about the evolution of just a two pieces of technology which are, telephones and computers. The first telephone was first used on March 10th, 1876 when “Alexander Graham Bell spoke into his device and said to his assistant, “Mr. Watson, come here, I want to see you.” In doing so, Bell launched the telephone era with the first bi-directional electronic transmission of the spoken word”(Zigterman). Since then telephones have kept evolving from the first telephone to the candlestick which you had to hold a different piece to your ear and to your mouth, after they realized that holding two different pieces was silly the Rotary was invented. You can now probably find a Rotary in an average antique shop but it used to be a big new hit and everyone through that…

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