Technology is Degrading Our Quality of Life Essay
Technology seems to be advancing at a rate that seems to exceed a regular, average human’s ability or brain capacity to keep up with it. It seems to me, and may to others as well, that every time you go out and purchase something that is considered new, or top-of-the-line, or innovative, the next day you will see something that is considered better or more innovative than what you bought.
With the advancement of technology comes the advancement of communication and media, as well as mass communication and mass media. The internet, which was only used by a few number of people 10 years ago, due to its high cost and limited capabilities, is used by a vast majority of people around …show more content…
A National Institute of Health (NIH) study completed in February of 2003 showed that 90% of children from ages 5-17 have access to computers, and 75% of kids use the internet regularly between the ages of 14 and 17. With the continuing advancement of technology, it is likely that these numbers will continue to grow. It is also important to realize that now it is almost impossible to avoid pornography on the internet. In the