Technology Then vs. Now Essay

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Technology Then vs. Now
Some people say that computers have made life easier and more convenient. Other people
say that computers have made life more complex and stressful. In the 1980s, computers
began to take up new roles in various forms. The trend of the usage of computer is
changing rapidly. Ever since the beginning of the 21st century, computers are not just
becoming more powerful and functional but play a part much closer to our daily life style.
Many people cannot live without technology on a day to day basis, and many people would
be lost without it. Technology is always being updated and new advancements are always
being implemented in everyday life. Looking back thirty or even forty years the
technology from back then has come such a long way. The ipad made by Apple, a
multi-billion dollar company, which specializes in technology, is a computer that can fit
in your hand. To look back at how far computer technology has come starting at a manual
typewriter going to an electrical typewriter, moving quickly to a desktop computer and
then to a laptop; look where we are today at a smaller version of a laptop and even
handheld computers.

If you look closely at a computer, they are providing assistance in the development of new
innovations and significantly speeding up the development process according to Innovative
Designs for Education. Before the time of computers everything was being hand written,
used on manual typewriters which were later updated to electronic typewriters. Over the
course of many years improvements were being made slowly and eventually came to a simple
computer which could only do so many tasks. When handwriting, there is a possibility to
make many mistakes, and back in the day you would either need to cross out what is wrong