Technology Essay

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In today's world, technology is constantly changing from a new paperclip to an improvement in hospital machinery. Technology lets people improve the way they live so that they can preserve their own personal energy and focus on the really important factors in life. Some people focus their energy on making new innovations to improve transportation and the health of people that may save lives and some people focus on making new designs of packaging CDS. Technology is significant in everyone's life because it rapidly changes what is in the market. But, some new innovations of technology are ridiculous because they serve no purpose in helping mankind. In Ellen DeGeneres' article ,"This is How We Live", describes all the examples of…show more content…
She reflects that human laziness is the result of modern technology that keeps improving until one day we just have to use our minds to control everything so that physical action does not have to take place. One of the new pointless technologies is the automatic brushing toothbrush. It is interesting how mankind has become so lazy as to not move their arm side to side to brush their teeth and have made an automatic brush where there is no need to move your arm side to side. Modern technology seems to be only innovated because of the need to have new designs and appearances to attract customers and make these inventors filthy rich. These inventors need to spend more time on improving machinery that handles life and death situations instead of trying to figure out a new way to package a DVD. This technology is one of the major reasons why so many people in America are obese. To work so hard at the gym and then coming home to watch television and using less calories in regular chores, is making it difficult for people to lose weight than in countries where technology has not improved. (PA) In Langdon Winner's article, "Technological Somnambulism", praising the different technologies that influence the human activity and reshaping that activity. " When a sophisticated new technique or instrument is adopted in medical practice, it transforms not only what
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