Effects of Technology

925 Words Apr 12th, 2011 4 Pages
April 20, 2011
Effects of Technology
Miguel Angel Rodriguez

Effects of Technology Technology has been a great impact in our lives. It has quickly developed and continues to expand in our lives. As new generations develop, new technological devices continue to develop as well. Some believe that technology has had a good impact in our lives like Richard Woods. Others like me believe that technology brings a lot of negative effects to our personal and social lives as Sarah Kershaw mentions. We now depend on technology, which affects us and causes us to get bad habits. Technology has caused addiction to the internet, depression, isolation, anxiety, loss of job, marital difficulties and it has also affected our social skills. Although
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It causes less timer interacting with your family and friends. Your internet addiction also leads to having online affairs causing separation from your family. “She said she has treated suicidal patients who had lost jobs and whose marriages were had been destroyed because of their addictions.” In conclusion, technology does help us in many ways but unfortunately a lot of people in our society have become addicts to the use of technology, whether it’s the usage of internet or the usage of wireless devices. Technology has affected us and will continue to do so if we cannot prevent it. It’s like any other addiction it affects everybody no matter what your age is. It has been proven that technology has affected our personal and social lives. It has caused addiction to the internet, loss of job, depression, isolation, anxiety, marital difficulties and it has also affected our communication with others. The business industry has also been a victim of technology. In order for a business to sell their products they must advertise their product in a fast and may only use a short quote to catch the attention of consumers.

Works Cited
“The next step in brain evolution” by Richard Woods
July 9, 2006
http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/article683193.ece
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