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The Characteristics, Structure, and Functions of the Global Positioning System (GPS)
GPS Devices GPS devices provide a vast range of uses pertaining to both military and civilian applications. This technology gives the user their exact speed, location, and time whether it is on land, at sea, or in the air. The Global Positioning System (GPS) project was established by the United States Department of Defens...
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The Effects of Cell Phone Radiation on Cells
Effects Cell Phone Radiation on Cells The cell phone is a useful tool for communicating quickly with other individuals through vast distances. Because of this convenience, the cell phone has become a necessity in today’s society, and the number of cell phone users worldwide is greatly increasing. It is known that cell phon...
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The Reasons Why Video Games Are Partially the Cause of Mass Shootings in America
In The United States of America, as many as 97% of children aged twelve through seventeen, play video games which contributes to the $21.53 billion domestic video game industry. In this century, video games are becoming the easy way to point a finger at something and blame a devastating tragedy. After any act of violence in...
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The Unique, Helpful, and Lifesaving Technology in Our Lives
Technology There is not a single person on this planet that does not use any type of technology. We are all surrounded by different types of technology that do all kinds of different things. Some people say that they cannot live without technology. Technology has become a great part in our lives today. Without technology t...
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Online Shopping May Be the Next Best Thing
Although I happen to hate shopping, I do sometimes find myself at a mall in need of a small item that I need relatively quickly or for a last minute Christmas gift for one of my family members that I inevitably forgot. While I may do this occasionally I would say the majority of my shopping is done purely online and usuall...
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The Dangerous Consequences of the Internet
The Internet is Destroying Us The internet is a dangerous, but brilliant place if utilized correctly. It is no secret that most individuals now have very high powered computers within their grasp, but many people believe that the internet is slowly doing away with the important parts of our society. Aspects such as face-...
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The Importance of Technology and Education With the Public
Education with the public is essential, or how will ideas spread? The institution of nationwide educational campaigns would be quite essential to the general public. These campaigns would raise awareness about the importance of the environment, and how emissions from fossil fuels harm the environment. Along with this, that...
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Technological Innovation and Advancement as a Potential Threat to Our Future
Driven Towards Detriment The ubiquitous implementation of technology into all facets of modern life is the bane of our society. The economy, driven by technological innovation and advancement to generate revenue, yields short term success and engrains the false perception that we are being propelled towards an apex civil...
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The Contributions of Technology to Modern Procrastination
The standard work day involves an influx of tasks that can become overwhelming. However, if said tasks are not urgent, we tend to put them off until they are, which is usually too late. On a normal day, I am busy from the moment I wake up until around 10:30pm, leaving me no room to procrastinate. This has taught me many les...
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The Impact of Technology on Real World Values in Sherry Turkle's Alone Together and Malcolm Gladwell's Why the Revolution Will Not Be Tweeted
The world of technology has grown to consume our lives and distort our views on the values of authenticity in the biological and social world. As we become more and more dependent on technology, we also become emotionally and socially drained, detaching ourselves from reality. Sherry Turkle, author of “Alone Together” and M...
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An Analysis of the Effects of Mobile Datting Apps on Relationships
“I’m looking for something new to believe in that isn’t the way people yearn at night in the city.” ~ Constance Renfrow Introduction It is not overly dramatic to say that the last decade has ushered in a new era for society. Some technologies have directly benefited the advancement of science and discovery, while othe...
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The Technological Barriers for Elderly Users
The expansion of technology within our lives happens on practically a daily basis. There are always new apps to download, new devices to purchase, and new ideas to further the ease of our lifestyles in the works. There are many people who view this as a good thing. The more efficiently and quickly we are able to communicate...
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A Discussion on the Revolution Cell Phones Brought to Society
Revolution of Cell Phones on Society The telephone first thought of in 1831, soon becoming a reality in 1876, eventually evolved into an extremely powerful handheld mobile device also known as the cell phone. This new way of communication allowed people a much more simple way of delivering a message from point A to po...
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The Effects of Yelp Reviews Turning Political
What happens when Yelp reviews turn political? Following last weeks tragedies of the Manhattan and New Jersey bombings, one small restaurant in Elizabeth, New Jersey has been barraged with more than just an angry customer writing about how their chicken was undercooked. First American Fried Chicken has been the subject...
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Is Online Dating a Killer or a Cultivator?
Relationships, Intimacy, Monogamy: Is Online Dating a Killer or a Cultivator? Technology. It has successfully woven its way into almost every aspect of life in America. This has brought about controversy in many aspects of daily life begging the question of whether technology’s excessive use hurts or helps society. One of...
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The Influence of Technology on the Decrease in Intelligence in America
With all the new technology coming out there is hardly any need to read in print anymore. With electronic books and online summaries, reading in print has become nearly obsolete. Daily newscasts and shorter versions of news stories online have also made buying and reading newspapers a waste of time and money for most people...
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Unplugging From Certain Aspects of Technology Rather Than Removing It Completely From Our Routines in the Article by Alexandra Samuel
Technology: The Consumption of Society Technology undeniably plays a major role in the lives of consumers today, and to stray from the use of it would be more of a hindrance than a social statement. The figurative act of ‘unplugging’ consists of getting rid of the electronics and electronic forums that completely envelope...
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The Societal and Ethical Issues That Uber Is Facing Today
Technology has taken over the lives of Americans. Though there is a large amount of benefits due to modern advances in technology, many disadvantages have taken precedence in recent news headlines. Uber for example is being questioned lately because people are unsure if it is ethical to hold Uber responsible for the illegal...
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The Rapid Takeover of Digital Communication Today
Over the past few decades, computers and digital technology have become much more popular. In the early days of the Internet, only a small group of people used it as a communication tool. The modern world is much different. Many people of all ages in the United States regularly use things like laptops or smartphones in orde...
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An Argument in Favor of Allowing Cell Phones in Schools
Cell Phone use Cell phones are part of society. It seems like in some way some how cell phones affect everyone. The people who use them the most and treat them like an essential life source are teenagers. As a teen they are forced to go to school. And school has a problem with the usage of cell phones in class, so most sch...
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The Superiority and Benefits of Electronic Resumes and Applications
Position Paper: Electronic Resumes & Applications As an increasing trend, businesses are now ditching the paper and “going green” with electronically submitted applications and resumes. In fact, companies began charging those who are not submitting electronic paperwork a fee ranging anywhere from $10-$100. This is thei...
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An Overview and Application of the Internet of Things
IoT – the future of devices IoT or the Internet of Things is a trend in computer science and technology that focuses on establishing connections between all of the devices with which a person can and does interact. While this idea has never been as widely funded as it is today, the concept is not entirely new. It has been...
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The Threats of Technological Advance to Humanity, Economy, and the Development of the World
“I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots,”Albert Einstein once said. Although this day has not come yet, the technological development is impressive.Hence, a potential technological absorption has been a common issue recently. Technology is developing eve...
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The Increasing Use of Technology Taking Away From Our Normal Social Interaction
Sherry Turkle’s “The Flight from Conversation” talks about the increasing use of technology, and how it is taking away from our normal social interactions more and more, with each passing day. Turkle’s purpose for writing this is to outline an ongoing issue in our society where we are solely dependent on our devices for soc...
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How Technology Changed Our Way of Living Since the 1930's
How Technology changed our way of Living Since 1930s Over the years, technology has blossomed like a child becoming an adult. There is no denying the fact that technology is being taken as a part of one’s family nowadays with an objective of making our lives easier. Emails have eased the process of sending letters within...
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