Technology And Its Impact On Society

863 WordsNov 13, 20154 Pages
“Connectedness” has a number of definitions as it is a common term used in both psychology and mathematics. But in general connectedness is the relation in between the things or events. Throughout the human civilization over the centuries humans used to keep relationship among themselves as families, troupes and as many other forms in the society. Starting from the family which is the smallest community group in the society, people keep creating relationships or connecting with other people, groups and events incessantly. In Every instance, people need to learn how they should connect with the new and known people as no one has all knowledge needed to work completely alone in today’s connected society. All groups in the society are connected and depend on each other. With the innovations and recent developments in digital technologies over the decades, the status of these connectedness in various groups in society has changed in both positive and negative manner. At present, technology plays a major role in connectedness. According to Lisa M Hess, “Technology determines who we are connected with and how we stay connected with them. Phone, cell phones, PDAs, computers, internet and email connect us not to mention trains, planes and automobiles.” (Hess, 2005) Family Connectedness The family is generally regarded as a major social institution and a place of much of a person 's social activity. It is a social unit created by blood, marriage, or adoption, and can be
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