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  • Technology And Nature
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    Forbidden Planet Comparison to Shakespeare's The Tempest On first glance, Forbidden Planet can easily be seen to parallel many other works relating to technology, nature, or both. One of the most obvious parallels is, of course, to Shakespeare's The Tempest, the story of a man stranded on an island which he has single-handed ly brought under his control through the use of magic. Indeed, the characters, plot, and lesson of Forbidden Planet mirror almost exactly those of The Tempest, with the exce...
  • Taming Technology Alvin Toffler
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    "Taming Technology" Technology moves at a pace that can often be harmful to the earth physically and socially. This excerpt from Alvin Toffler's "Future Shock" presents several reasons why society as a whole needs to control the quick acceleration of technology. Toffler effectively supports his argument by appealing to personal values, refuting existing claims, and using key facts and examples. While technology is definitely a key aspect of life, Toffler appeals to the audience's emotions by usi...
  • Questionings Of Basic Assumptions Of Colonialism Fanon
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    The Wretched Of The Earth: A Review Fanon's book, 'The Wretched Of The Earth' like Foucault's 'Discipline and Punish' question the basic assumptions that underlie society. Both books writers come from vastly different perspectives and this shapes what both authors see as the technologies that keep the populace in line. Foucault coming out of the French intellectual class sees technologies as prisons, family, mental institutions, and other institutions and cultural traits of French society. In co...
  • Huxley In Brave New World
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    Brave New World There is a great deal of evidence that supports the idea that we, in the twenty first century, are headed toward the society described by Huxley in Brave New World. Such things as advances in technology, government yearning for complete control, and an uncontrollable world population are many of the reasons Huxley's world might become our own. Scientific advancements in technology are made everyday. The Bokanovsky Process is one of these advancements that could possibly be made. ...
  • Advances In Information Technology
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    The idea of a controlling society set in the future is not a foreign concept to the realms of science-fiction. Technology is often utilized in these stories to control the populace under one vision of a perfect world. In George Orwell's acclaimed novel 1984, the government of Oceania used '; that displayed propaganda and censored news in addition to their role as cameras which relayed information back to the Ministry of Love. This constant surveillance provided assurance that the citizens put th...
  • Popular Use Of Hydraulic Elevators
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    An elevator is a mechanism for moving people and freight from level to level in a building or any other structure. The first elevator-like structure was built in 236 BC by theArchimeds. This construction was a hoist operated by ropes and pulleys. However, the first pragmatic elevator was not developed until the 19th century. Though sensible, this elevator has been modified many times throughout the course of history and is still updated with all of the new advancements in math and technology. Fr...
  • Dangers About Humans Dependence On Technology
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    The Human Experience With Technology K elana Latimer The world is full technology, almost everything you see is the result of technology. Our houses, cars, buildings, streets, lights, even simple things like spoons, pencils, and nail clippers are all examples of technology. We use it everyday without even think about how it affects us. We dont think about how much a part of our society it has become, or what life would be like without it. We dont question our technology once we become accustomed...
  • Media And Technology
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    Look around us today, what do you see Technology being thrown at you from all kinds of places. For one the media has brought technology to another level. But if you really look at the whole picture technology is media. The both of them interact with each other. We are swamped by media and technology, having no control over it, and don't know what to believe about technology anymore. Technology is blasted on 260,000 billboards, 17,000 newspapers, 12,000 periodicals, 27,000 video outlets for renti...
  • Victor Frankenstein And The Monster
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    Mary Shelley's Frankenstein is clearly a novel that investigates many themes and ideas, but of those I thought it interesting to explore the effects humankind and nature had on technology and vice versa. To be more specific, I intend to show the inevitable power struggle that Shelley creates between Victor Frankenstein and his pursuit and experiment of technology and eventually the creation of the monster. Ultimately, who or what holds the power and control It is Victor Frankenstein who begins t...
  • New Technology Of Nuclear Power
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    The Terminator The Terminator film series was the tremendous popular success in USA for a few reasons. First, I think it's because the main character, Arnold, was very poplar at that time because he's so masculine, most audience want to see him. Second, I think because the producer spent a lot money on the advertisement. So, we " re all impressed by the image of Arnold's outlook. Also, they made a lot toys about this movie, such as the robot. So, we " re all influenced by this movie deeply. The ...
  • Several New Technologies
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    I will cover several main ideas in this report. First, I will cover an overview of the technologies that will make driving more comfortable, such as In-car Internet and Coast-to-Coast Radio. I will then cover different ways to make driving easier, such as intelligent cruise control, and voice control. Finally, I will cover technology that will make driving safer. This will include push-button help, seeing through fog and NightVision, and smart seats. I will now give an overview of the new techno...

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