As the banking, communicating, and social networking industries are evolving and becoming more complex, the paper used has started to become more irrelevant (Kohl 5). The inventions that are being produced are making small impacts to reduce the use of paper. Every year technology is becoming more exciting and unpredictable (9). For instance, a library with no books, a computer the size of forty sheets of paper, and a cell phone that has equal abilities as a computer. People use the word technology lightly but do not realize how much it affects the way everyone lives and how extreme it has became (Lancaster 71). Albert Einstein says “It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity (62).”
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Writers would have pen pals that they wrote back and forth monthly or even weekly (32). The epidemic of social networking has made writing letters unknown (Lancaster 76). In 2003 Myspace was launched and became the first well known social networking site to have millions of members until the launch of Facebook in 2004 (Miller 38). Facebook was originally for connecting college students but became huge when others found that they could contact out of town family members and friends (32). Facebook is now used for dating, gaming, networking, and also just for fun (31). Connecting with others has never been so convenient, Writing letters was fun at one point but now with social networking there is no need for that usage of paper.
Some say money make the world go around but the use money has changed. The banking industry has always had bank accounts and probably always will but the way we access them will constantly change. Usually to access money people use an automated teller machine (ATM), or a check. Nowadays we still use cash and credit cards but the paper made checks are rarely used (Murphy 104). Credit cards are most popular because they are easy and convenient. Instead of writing a check that people have to constantly have to get more of, people just swipe a piece of plastic that they get once every four years (103). People also don’t have to keep up with the money spent, which is called balancing a check