English IV – 2
29 October 2013
The Bias of Technology Dependence Many have become overwhelmed in technology and are very dependent on the fact that our world is wrapped around the use of technology. Technology is developing faster than we can adapt. Technology has become more sophisticated like cell phones and vehicles, they have smart phones that can set your alarm in your house, and start your car or even control any home appliances. The world has now invented smart cars that are energy efficient and that can drive themselves. Technology has many Report revealing that 65% of U.S. consumers are spending more time with their computers than with their significant others. If there was any doubt that computers and technology are taking over the lives of Americans, it was dispelled Monday by two studies -- one noting that most Americans spend more time with their computers than with their spouses, the other revealing many drivers are e-mailing and instant messaging while driving. After reviewing PC and broadband Internet usage by 1,001 Americans, Kenton Research found that 65% of U.S. consumers are spending more time with their computers than with their significant others; moreover, they aren 't very happy with their technology experience. It 's no surprise that Kelton Research found that consumers are frustrated. "A majority of Americans (52%) describe their most recent experience with a computer as one of anger, sadness, or alienation," according to the announcement of the study. The study, conducted for Support Soft, found also that the average American computer user is wasting 12 hours a month because of problems with computers. Support Soft provides software and services for the automation of technology problems; the company said it has launched a new service aimed at helping consumers cope with their technology problems. In a second study, Nationwide Mutual Insurance said nearly 80% of American drivers admit to DWD (driving while
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