The Big Aspect about Small Inventions
The topic of comparing large inventions to small inventions has not been
thoroughly discussed because of the automatic assumption that larger inventions
are more important in daily life. However, if observed correctly, it is apparent that
smaller inventions are actually more essential to everyday living whereas larger
inventions are not as fundamental. The importance of small inventions can be
grouped into 2 support points: accessibility/affordability, simplicity.
Smaller inventions are more used than larger inventions for several different
reasons. One reason is that small inventions are affordable and easily accessed.
Only 1% of the world is considered rich. Leaving 80% in poverty and 19% of the
population in between. This being said, it can be concurred that not everybody can
afford larger inventions such as televisions, computers and cars. On the other hand,
smaller inventions such as shoes, calculators and pens are affordable and easy for
the public to purchase. Affordability and accessability both represent the
importance of small inventions in daily lives of people and leads to the next
Everyday, smaller inventions are taken for granted. Their simplicity should
be valued. Why is it, that for Christmas, children ask for laptops and ipods instead
calculators and shoes? It is quite obvious that we do not appreciate the small things
that have a big impact. A student is more likely to use a small calculator for all four
years of high school than to carry around a laptop around school. Why? It is because
computers are bulky and complicated whereas calculators are light, simple and
straight to the point; keeping students focused on math instead of solitaire. Smaller
inventions impact students daily, but they...