Technology And Freedom

Technology has affected and is still affecting people of all age brackets from all over the world. Some of the most poignant criticisms of technology are found in what are now considered to be dystopian literary classics such as Aldous Huxley ‘s Brave New World , Anthony Burgess ‘s A Clockwork Orange , and George Orwell ‘s Nineteen Eighty-Four In Goethe’s Faust , Faust selling his soul to the devil in return for power over the physical world is also often interpreted as a metaphor for the adoption of industrial technology.

As a cultural activity, technology predates both science and engineering , each of which formalize some aspects of technological endeavor. Educational technology consist of the designs and environments that engage learners …and reliable technique or method for engaging learning such as cognitive strategies and critical thinking skills” (David H. Jonassen, et al 19999).

An example of technology was during the Stone Age when the first knife or shovel was made from a piece of stone or obsidian. Since the film speed of the stocks used were fairly slow, early Technicolor productions required a greater amount of lighting than a black and white production. All these from part of technology but educational technology is all these and more!

Even though there are certain repercussions and a negative impact of technology as well, nobody can say that technology has not aided society on a whole. Pay by credit card to ensure added protections , and never mail cash or wire money to online sellers. Information technology (IT) benefits the business world by allowing organizations to work more effectively and to increase productivity. When Google Classroom was announced as an open tool stakeholders went wild for a variety of reasons.

Without society then there would be no science and technology and that is why the invention of certain tools and equipment have helped achieve big things. The NSA’s tremendous capabilities have been well documented by news outlets like Wired , which last year revealed the existence of a massive Utah data center and a secret NSA code-cracking supercomputer in Tennessee. Thus technology might have been relevant in the short term, but in the long term, became irrelevant.

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