Technology And Its Impact On Society

1087 WordsMay 25, 20165 Pages
Technology is one of the biggest advancement in the history of our universe, and the powers of it are good and bad. People mainly gain from the use of technology and its many uses. Without technology today, the world would be a much, much different place because of the major setback in communication and other activities and resources. The things that technology impacts are family, education, and health. Family is one area technology impacts life in general. “88% of Americans adults have a cell phone, 58% have a desktop computer, 61% have a laptop, 18% own an e-book reader, and 18% have a tablet computer” (Casey). This fact shows that many adults are open and exposed to technology. With this accessibility, families are broken. This technology can be used to disrupt regular conversations with family. In our current society, adults and children are extremely attached to their devices. This statement is exactly what Montag’s wife shows to her. She is overly attached to her television that nothing else in her life really matters or even gives her satisfaction. Montag 's wife lives for television and nothing else. This may be extreme, but in the world we live in some of these situations are present. “According to a study on media influence done by the Kaiser Family Foundation, 8-18-year-olds spend over seven hours a day using entertainment media. That 's over 50 hours per week!” (Cloninger, Strembicki). This shows the study of the exposure of technology
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