Beginning In The Eighties And Nineties, We Entered A New

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Beginning in the eighties and nineties, we entered a new world of big hair and bad style; although, in the technological realm, there were tape players, Walkman’s, VCR’s, and fresh on the market: personal computers. Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, and Ronald Wayne’s creation of the Apple soon began dominating the computer era with their introduction of the Lisa computer. But not for long, soon computer technology increased to unimaginable heights. As I grew up the in the nineties the technology around me continued to grow and advance – quite rapidly I may add. The technology we use today, helps further advance us as people, and to help push products out the door like it has never before. Technology is advancing and it’s up to us and our future…show more content…
Millennials have been raised up on things like smartphones, drones, and advanced computers, but do we really know what we are doing, or are we just skimming the surface? Caroline Beaton a blogger for the Huffington Post writes “Millennials were born after the invention of windows, so we’ve never known life or work without them” (Beaton). This is important for moving into a more technologically diverse society, but there is still concern for what new jobs will open with the emergence of more technology and machines. Beaton goes on by stating in her research “In other words, as Carr observed, we’ll have to become more like computers ourselves: quick, efficient task executors in order to keep our position(s)” (Beaton). Marguerite McNeal author of the article "Rise of the Machines,” notes that, “The robots haven 't just landed in the workplace—they’re expanding skills, moving up the corporate ladder, showing awesome productivity and retention rates, and increasingly shoving aside their human counterparts. One multi-tasker bot, from Momentum Machines, can make (and flip) a gourmet hamburger in 10 seconds and could soon replace an entire McDonald 's crew. A manufacturing device from Universal Robots doesn’t just solder, paint, screw, glue, and grasp—it builds new parts for itself on the fly when they wear out or bust. And just this week, Google won a patent to start building worker robots with personalities” (McNeal). As intelligent machines and

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