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For this reason, people have become lazy to do go their work thus becoming obese. For an instant, a CEO who does not want to attend a meeting in the office, one can just conduct the meeting in their house by use of a webcam.
According to Shenk (1997), people have been so dependent on technology such that they cannot solve a simple calculation without the help of a calculator. The today’s children cannot write in good handwriting because they are used to just using a computer to write whatever they need. They do not have time even to learn to write cursive.
Computer and internet are not as perfect as people may think. There are some things these technological devices and media cannot teach (Shenk 1997). If the whole world were to lose power, some people would not be able to do some things. The world would stand still as individuals would have been used to technology doing their everyday activities.
Because of the continuous advancement of technology, the ultimate fear is that people will completely rely on technology to run their lives. However, people need to resist this temptation and try to learn some things
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Computers, cell phones, Blackberries, iPods, fax machines, laptops or household gadgets like washing machines, robotic vacuum cleaners – it would be unheard of for the average American to go one day without using some of these gadgets.
In this age many individuals have become highly dependent on modern technology. This has resulted to the individuals losing their basic skills on aspects such as critical and creative thinking, writing and grammar skills and also their communication skill.
We used to be a culture of people who actually had a real social life as we mingled with our next door neighbors in person, had friendly visits at each others homes, and had group outings during weekends. However, as the 20th century drew to a close, the emergence of technology as a social tool began to take hold on our society.
Thesis: It is commonly believed that with the assistance of technology life has become quite easy, but the truth is that technology has made society heavily dependent on it and Technology has become a part of different aspects of society including: entertainment, employment, Education and socialization.
And not just read the definition but, analyze in depth of it and understand the real propagandas behind globalization. According to Merriam Webster's online dictionary globalization is, "the development of increasingly integrated global economy marked especially by free trade, free flow of capital and the tapping of cheaper foreign labor markets." According to some people globalization is taking place due to technology, whereas a realistic approach shows that in fact globalization is purely linked to economics.
Technology has become a back bone to so many things in the world. Technology has been majorly been embraced in the transport and communication sector. Countries that have low level technology are termed as under developed countries while those with high level of technology are the developed countries.