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JonathanColeWheeless
Mr.Burns
CompII11:00
4April.2016
TheResultofModernTechnology
Theconceptoftechnologyhaslivedwithhumansforcenturiesandevolvedinnumerous
andspontaneousways.Withoutmoderntechnologyourbehaviorwouldbepresentedinamuch
diversifiedapproach.OnegreataspectofourModernTechnologywouldbetodiscoveryof
electricity.InthediscoveryofElectricity,itsoutcomehaspromptedgreateffectsinitspathas
wellasitsderogativeimpactontheworld.Youdontneedacrediblesourceoradetailedstudy
overdailyphoneusetohaveanideaofhowmanytimesadayanindividualglancesattheir
phoneoreventhetelevision.ModernTechnologyhassurpassedourcomprehensionandboth
optimizedandutilizedthesetoolstoageneralbenefit.Forexample,googlehascreatedan
algorithmtodetectandlocatesymptomssearchedalloverthenation,whichbenefitgreatlyinthe
crisisofanepidemic.Notonlyhascomputationdevelopedimmensely,butanindividual's
availabilitytotransportationhasbecomeeasierthanever.Efficienttransportationhasbecome
easier,andcheapertothepublic.Thisresultsinthecapabilitytotravellongdistancesinashorter
amountoftime,makingatriptoanothercitynothingincomparisonto100yearsago.
Technologyisoneofthemostsignificantimpactinoursocietythatweliveintoday,whetherit
begoodorbad,ithasaffectedourworldimmensely.
Computationisoneofthemostheavilyresearchedtopicstoday.Computationhas
resultedinmanynewinnovativeconcepts,suchasthemobilephone,laptops,tablets,television,

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andagreatdealmore.Theveryfirstprogressionincomputationwasduringthe1950s.Inthis
time,attheUniversityofPennsylvaniadevelopmentfortheENIACwasunderwaybyJohnW.
MauchlyandJ.PresperEckert.Insteadofbinarydigitstheyimplementeddecimalstocarryout
functionssuchasreadingandwritingsaswellasstorage.Thisprocesswasheavilyorientated
aroundtheuseofvacuumtubes.Intheevolutionofcomputationthenexthardwareimprovement
wouldbethedevelopmentofthetransistor.Thisprogressioneventuallyresultedinaslippery
slopeofimprovedhardware,increasingthefunctionalityofthecomputeraswellasthe
efficiency.Thedevelopmentofcomputationlaterresultedinthecreationofthemobilephone.
Thephoneisoneofthemostphenomenalpiecesoftechnologysimplybecauseofitswidespread
functionalityandconvenience.Thisphenomenonresultedinagreatdealofpopularityand
gatheredlargeamountsofattention,resultingwidespreadownershipofthedevice.Accordingto
thePawResearchCenter,asof2014inthemonthofOctober64%ofAmericanadultsowneda
smartphone.Moreimportantly,asofthemonthofJanuaryanestimatedamountof90%of
Americanadultscurrentlyownedacellphone.Thesnowballeffectinthedevelopmentof
computationhasprovedtobeoneofthemostsignificantadvancementsintechnologytothis
day.
Whenyouhaveawidespreadproductwithsurrealfunctionalityofcourseyouaregoing
toutilizethistoolinthemostbeneficialwaypossible.Googleisaprimecandidatethatfallsat
faulthereorshouldIsayadvantage?Googlehasutilizedtheirsearchenginetotakesearch
queriesandpinpointthelocationofwheretheinformationisbeingrequestedandimplements
thisprivateinformationstoringtheipslocationinrelationtotheinformation.Forexample,this
wouldproveagreatdealbeneficiallytothepublicduetothefactthattrackingepidemicswould

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bedonesoeasily.Googlewouldrelateallofthesesearchesforsymptomstotheirlocationina
relevantsectionoftheglobeanddetermineiftherelationissignificantornot.Ifthereisa
significantamountofsearchqueriesexecutedingreatrelevancethenyouhaveanepidemic,if
thesearchisntsopopularanditisonthemoreuniquesideofthescalethanyouhavesomething
suchasthecommoncold.Althoughtheprosareobviousandbenefitstothistoolisgreat,cons
aretobesurelyweighedincomparison.Obviouslyahottopicinthisimplementationthat
Googlehasdevelopedisthefactthatbeinglocatedandbeingtrackediseasierthanever.Allit
takesisforyourinformationtogetintothewronghandsandpinpointingyourverypresenceisa
mereclickaway.OfcourseGoogleusessecureimplicationinitseffortsandtheirintentions
mightbegoodbutitdoesntdefeatthefactthatthistoolcanbeabused.Technologyhas
developednewwaysforprivacytobeviolated.
Inconclusion,thecauseofourfirstelectricaldiscovery,andthedevelopmentofourfirst
computationaldevicehasresultedinalandslideofeffects.Theseadvancementshaveresultedin
significantimprovementrelatedtooverallefficiencytoourgeneralactivitiessuchas
transportation,communicationandentertainment.Ourliveshavechangedimmenselyandallyou
havetodotorealizethisisputyourselfinthefeetofpeopleinthepast.Whatwouldyoudoif
ourprimetransportationwasahorseoracarriage?Whatwouldyoudoiftheonlysocial
entertainmentforthedaywasfamilyconversationsandnotphonecalls,posts,ortexts?What
wouldyoudoifyouhadtouseapickaxeopposedtousinganautomateddrill?Thesequestions
seemredundant,becausetheyare.Changewithinourtechnologyisconsiderableandtheimpact
thatithascausedtoourgenerationinitseffortshasaffectedustremendously.