Dependency on Technology

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ARE WE TOO DEPENDENT ON TECHNOLOGY?

Introduction

Today, when were driving our cars, following a GPS, and talking on the phone we can wondered if we are too dependent on technology. It feels that recently, more and more people have become less connected with the real world and more connected with 'cyberspace'. Today, less people sit down to lunch and have a conversation without an interruption from a Smartphone buzzing on the table. Hardly anyone can go a day without posting a status on Facebook or sending out tweets or even constantly messaging their friends. While this all is very convenient and enjoyable, it makes us wonder…What would it be like if we all put down our phones and computers for a week and really lived life, a life outside of the confines of a cyber world. Maybe if we did this, we would be able to hold a conversation face to face without the risk of feeling uncomfortable. We wouldn’t have to wait for the delay of technology to keep us feeling secure in replies. Maybe, we wouldn’t all hide behind the mask of “a profile”. Maybe more people would be genuine and more honorable. We are all fans of technology and how much easier it makes life, however, we do feel that if individuals were less dependent on it, we would live a much more ‘real’ world. Our purpose it to expose the true colors of technology, in order to answer the question; are we too dependent of technology?

Motivation

The motivation factor which made us decide on the topic of this thesis is the fact that we have come to the realization that most people are too dependent on technology.

As civilization advances we depend more and more upon our inventions and creations. We could live without them but not all of us will want to, not even for as long as one day.

Without the advances that we have made in medicine, for example, many others would have much shorter life spans…...

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