The Future Of Technology: The Comportance Of Modern Technology

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Technology Dependance Modern technology will soon become a complication instead of an advantage. The creation of technology that performs humanlike tasks properly, if not better, can reverse the roles of both the controller and what is being controlled. Mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets have already came to be an issue in society by becoming one of many addictions and effects the education system for both children and adults. Through the use of advanced technology, social interaction has severely reduced in terms of face-to-face conversations. Without a change in the “improvements” of technology, our future lives will have a negative outcome. To start, our futures are at risk of being dictated by self-operating technology …show more content…
The amount of cheating that happens in classrooms whether it is a test, quiz, or exam, has excelled because of the facile ability to store notes and/or answers. Another disadvantage is how simple the task is of hiding a small sized device under a desk while cheating. Based on iKEEPSAFE’s survey,“ 35% of the students surveyed admitted to using a cell phone to cheat.” These students use multiple strategies to use their phones for cheating. Some of the examples stated on the iKEEPSAFE web page are “Storing notes, using a calculator, sending texts messages with questions or answers, looking up answers on the internet, and using a cellphone camera to take picture of a test.” Without a doubt, students will come up with new strategies to cheat The amount of personal devices used at work also portrays the possible complications in the near …show more content…
Using smartphones for texting, social media, and gaming has become an addiction to a large number of our population. According to NY Daily News, a survey was made in a “New Time Mobility Poll” and “84 percent of people surveyed said they couldn’t go a single day without their mobile device in hand”. The common dependence of these devices has lead to the lack of face to face interaction.In the passage Growing Up Tethered, written by Sherry Turkle, she gives an example of a seventeen-year-old girl that gets,“practice of being a different type of person”(244) through the use of a virtual reality app. The example gives by Turtle illustrates the possibility of the young population becoming an imitation of who they want to be and not who they really are. Through this, one also may not practice their social skills and the ability to read body language as needed in the real

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