Technology And Technology Essay

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The human brain is one of the most complex brains among all living creatures. The amount of work it does is off the scales. It can think, retain memories, understand language, create words, see, hear, learn new things, feel and so much more. Within the last few decades, a question has arose. Has technology affected the way our brains think? In the essays “ Is Google Making Us Stupid” by Nicholas Carr, and “ Technophilia” by Kevin Kelley, these men dive into the idea of how technology has altered our brains, forever. Technophilia, or the love of technology, is the theme of Kelleys essay. He plunges into how technology has made our lives so much better. He admits that he is a technophiliac, “I am one of them. I am no longer embarrassed to admit that I love the internet. Or maybe it's the web. Whatever you want to call the place we go to while we are online, I think it is beautiful” (Kelley 5). I too love technology. It has made my life so much easier in so many ways. I am able to pursue my college career from my bed. From my computer I can write essays, look up directions, update my social media, play games- all while taking a selfie on photo booth. Instead of going downstairs and getting myself a drink, I can direct message my boyfriend and ask him to get me one. Can you imagine our grandparents doing this? Texting each other from different rooms asking for things instead of just walking and talking to one another. This may be why our grandparents rarely ever got

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