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    Technology is ever so increasingly working its way into the various components of our daily lives and lifestyles. With the continuous development and improvements being made, many argue that it will not be long until technology reaches a point that mankind loses the ability to control that which we have created. In American society, the “Wildman” occupies many different forms throughout various cultures. AI (artificial intelligence) already exists today, although is bounded to merely trivial tasks

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    Introduction The American Auto Industry has been able to adapt to the fierce competition from foreign companies. One way it has done this is through technological advances that have improved the quality of their product while making it environmentally friendly. Despite these changes, it still struggles to retain a strong foothold in customer satisfaction among its consumers. Competition Since the time of Henry Ford in the early 1900’s, the auto industry in the United States enjoyed almost complete

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    Ray Bradbury's Fear of Modern Technology

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    Technology has become an increasingly advanced as well as an important aspect in modern society. That is why Ray Bradbury, the author of Fahrenheit 451, was right to fear books and other printed sources would be replaced by modern technology. Technology has contributed to the significant loss of time children spend reading. Additionally, eBooks have replaced print books. Moreover, television and radio have replaced newspapers as the dominant source of information. Many people argue that technology

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    Technology and Older Adults

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    Technology and Older Adults It is commonly believed that older people are uncomfortable with new forms of technology and that they are more resistant to using technology than are younger people. This belief often places older people at a disadvantage, because designers fail to consider older people as a potential user group when designing technology, both software and hardware (Parsons, Terner, & Kersley, 1994). Another misconception is that the elderly are unable to learn new skills. Older

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    unanticipated consequences. That is the nature of life, it is uncertain. It is because of this basic fact of life that I disagree with those that say that technology will make humans, “…to be voyeurs of their own demise.” Kalle Lasn, p47, Post Human, Culture Jam. I don’t believe technology is the destruction of the world. I don’t believe that technology will kill our souls. We need only look to the relatively recent past to see the parallels between now and then. Richard Conniff discusses “What the

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    Intelligent machines and technology are becoming a huge part of our daily lives in American and also around the world. Intelligent machinery and technology have given factory workers less and less of tasks when it comes to their jobs. The use of this machinery in the workforce is only influencing future generations to behave and work the same way under the same principles. Human workers in factories and the corporate world are only weakening their independence from technology. Factory workers are not

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    For all the technical changes brought about by lens technology, no technological innovation can be fully understood without examining its social implications; as such, it is critical that we also consider the cultural impacts of the lens in America. Firstly, it is worth considering the social side of the rise of institutionalized science in the late 19th century. Industrialization in the final quarter of the 1800s was accompanied by an increasing investment in both private and government-funded federal

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    “The new technology of the motor car became central to the development of twentieth century cities in the US” (Roberts 2009 p53) and by 1914 the US production had exceeded that of the whole of Europe. What started out as a transportation toy for the very rich in 1900 became available to ordinary working class citizens by 1920 (Roberts 2009 p55). The technologies born of the Industrial Revolution changed forever the way people in the West lived and worked and economies strengthened as a new era dawned

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    Mark Bauerlein in 2008 published a book entitled The Dumbest Generation in which he suggests that current young Americans have no yearning for knowledge as in past generations, saying “...knowledge and skills haven’t kept pace, and intellectual habits that complement them are slipping.” (Source 1). But this is not the case. Although the young generation does not yearn

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    for American citizens and residents; foreign products were sold at very cheap prices. Charles Dickens, as an example among all foreign writers who had their books sold dirt cheap in America in the nineteenth century, was very annoyed by the fact that Americans can read his book without even paying a penny: pirated versions can be obtained anywhere. He began to argue at literary dinners that copyright protection is just as important and helpful to him as it is to American writers. But Americans in

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