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    In the name if technology we started the morning of this new era. It was not an abrupt process but a gradual change from wheel to modern Mercedes. In all these decades of change, there was a mix of technology and human manual labor to strike a balance for the advancement of humans. Never in the history do we come to see a point where humans abandoned their physical practices and completely rely on technology to drive the society and never will over-dependence give humans the benefit to advance in developments. Indeed humans have built their world on creativity. Creativity has been the backbone of advancement, of new ideas and thoughts , of desire to achieve new heights and provide new solutions, With over-dependence on technology , there will be considerable drain of this creativity, When everything will work on a simple push of a button , will humans have the desire to renew its mental ability and think outside the machine? The developments in past in almost…

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    Inkcinst's '50 things kids should do before they turn 12' criticises children's dependence on technology. This is evident through the implied comparison of modern children and the generation of children who grow up before the widespread of technology. The cartoonist's use of irony and symbolism are major factors that help convey the message of this cartoon. The author has used irony to highlight the absurdness of the situation and thus convey its message. He assumes that readers understand…

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    In modern day society, we use technology on a daily basis to do almost any task. From studying to cooking, and even shopping, technology has advanced to make tasks like these simpler. However, the advancements in technology has a few flaws. One flaw involves how we interact with other people on a daily basis. Due to how anonymous social media can be, new threats have emerged, including cyber bullying, and internet predators. In addition, a man named Nicholas Carr has essentially stated that the…

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    Digital Communication

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    Silicon Age”, Rebecca Solnit states, “Previous technologies have expanded communication. But the last round may be contracting it” (p. 258). It’s hardly debatable that the advancement of technology has and will continue to affect the way people communicate. What is debatable, is whether or not it is a change for better or worse. The truth is, it is both. Just as there are benefits with the advancement of digital communication, there are also compromises. Technology has changed how modern society…

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    Negatives Of Smartphones

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    In the last ten years, smartphones have become increasingly modern and prevalent in society. Smartphones are generally defined as cellular telephones capable of mirroring the functions of a full sized laptop. They have progressed from an expensive luxury to something many people today could not even live without. As such, many people today have become dependant on their smart device for entertainment, comfort, and social interaction. This dependency is somewhat unnatural and can be damaging to…

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    In a modern day life, people find themselves ingrained in various types of screened technological devices. Be it mobile phones, tablets, laptops or television screens, we are always surrounded by these screened devices. Among all these devices smartphones are the most talked about invention of the century. It has such an impact on the humankind that our entire world lies in these four to six inch screen. From an infant to adult, each one today use smartphones, be it for communication, music,…

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    Mesopotamia Patriarchy

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    established a deep rooted patriarchal influence and authority on society—a system that is controversial yet still robust in modern America today. Patriarchy, according to The Oxford English Dictionary, is “a system of society or government in which men hold the power and women are largely excluded from it”. During the extensive progression of the United States, men have—much like the Mesopotamians—habitually assumed authority over political, economic, and cultural life, thus leading the United…

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    have seen an exponential growth in the realm of technology. For example, we have gone from flip phones to touch screen smart phones and from regular cars to cars that drive themselves. These are just a few examples to demonstrate how modern technology is advancing at a fast rate. Nevertheless, we must slow down and ask ourselves, is rapid growth of technology helping or hurting us as a society? Another point to consider is rapid growth of technology helps bring the future closer to us, but at…

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    The influence and boundless possibilities of technology affect most aspects of life and society. Not only are these influences visible in every-day modern society, but their potential is foreshadowed in literature such as Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, written in 1932. In Brave New World, Huxley presents a dystopian society that introduces many parallels to modern society, but, as a whole, does not provide a perfectly accurate depiction of our current world due to the extremity in which…

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    “You see, freedom has a way of destroying things.” (Scott Westerfeld). Man’s greatest want, creates our biggest fear. And what gives the human species more freedom than technology. The ability to travel the world in a few short weeks, create things that would otherwise be impossible, and our favorite, the ability to obtain knowledge far beyond the average human's capability through the internet. Technology has been the greatest accomplishment of the human species however, there are those who…

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