Children of Invention, Revisited"
By: David Johnson
I agree with Winston when he says that we are now all children of innovation. It is true that everything we do these days revolves around social networking and social media. A tweeter massage or fb post affects even the stock market. I however do not think that most people see it the same way I do. I have had conversations with older men and women that say we would be better off if we did not have all this technology. I feel that it is up to us to set the example for our younger generation to follow and expect the fact that technology is here to stay. I have a 6-year-old son who is in Kindergarten and once a week they have Access to a computer where they learn how to operate the internet system. We did not have that when I was in school (well at least not Kindergarten). I believe that it is our responsibility to educate ourselves along with our children on all the new technology that has cameo us in the last 20 years not to mention everything that is continuing to be presented and will be presented in the future. I feel like our schools should be more involved in providing computers and notebooks to students so they can be up to speed on the latest technology. I feel like that would help them after high school or college to become more capable in the work force. I also feel that it would help and benefit employers because they would know that they are getting a qualified employee and someone that they will not need to training or spend time or money on to teach them the skills needed to perform the job they were hired to do. In return, that would save the companies Money and they could pass that savings on the employee by paying them a high wage and by hiring more employees at the same time. That would create a more stable economy in the end. In addition, I think that as we move forward on the political front these tools will help us make better or more informed decisions on whom we elect to our...
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