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The convenience and problems of modern technology.
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As time goes by, the fundamental living model of human beings has been changed. With all the different inventions and discoveries throughout the years, our standard of living has been affected both mentally and physically. Physically speaking, since the industrial revolution, machinery has substituted much of the work that was previously performed by hand. This has greatly lowered human's physical ability in term of skills. However, this is not the worst scenario. The worst influence of the technology to society today is the impact on our mentality. In today's world, we are moving toward a society that is tied to a media constructed universe through new communication technology. Computer, Internet, television and other communication technology are all becoming necessity for daily life. However, these new technologies bring up problems that are being neglected by man. These hidden and real dangers can definitely impact our society in an inconceivable way. Consider the sinking of the "Titanic", which was known as the "unsinkable because it was the latest and greatest technology"1, is a typical example of such, terminological speaking, it is called "technological arrogance". People are overcome by the conveniences of new technology and overlook the flaws in the application of the
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