Negative uses and effects of Technology in Neuromancer in connection to Avatar and Modern Cyber-warfare articles

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Technology has undergone a revolution which made humans lives simpler and added many benefits to the world. Everyday, technology is constantly being improved and there are new inventions developed to run million-dollar businesses. However, technology can be considered a two-sided blade as it can be used for legitimate purposes as well as for wrongdoing. Almost everyday, countless computers and databases are hacked by cyber criminals who are scattered around the globe. Unknown hackers can range from petty thieves to high level government forces. Aliases are used to keep confidentiality, similar to Henry Dorset from Neuromancer (Gibson), known by the name ‘Case’, who is a cyber space cowboy who steals from many companies and private …show more content…
Having a form of technological support can be very helpful as it can make anyone’s life easier. The craze for computers and new forms of technology was unimaginable when the first computer had been introduced to the public market. From the first personal computer to today’s modern computers and systems, the development and improvement of technology is beyond anyone’s imagination. Engineers, programmers and scientists work very hard to continue to improve technology for both the public and organizations. Since computers were really broad and the possibilities to create things on them were never ending, people usually forgot about what is happening to the world around them and also themselves. Avatar(Cameron) takes place in the year 2154, meaning the technology that is portrayed in the film is very advanced. Jake Sully, the protagonist, is settled in a RDA (Resource Development Administration) military base, located on the planet Pandora, where the team mines for a very expensive mineral called unobtanium. Jake Sully uses a machine to control the body of an avatar to adapt to the Na’vi race to retrieve information about them and also to adapt to their culture. As Jake slowly continues to adapt and catch on to a new culture, he spends more time

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