Midterm Paper #1.docx - Midterm Paper#1 In Raymond Williams piece The Technology and the Society he references technological determinism a theory that

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Midterm Paper #1 In Raymond Williams’ piece “The Technology and the Society,” he references technological determinism; a theory that the technology that a society uses ultimately shapes the society itself. This theory seems to prove itself, especially when observing a society like our own in 2018. As a middle class nineteen year old, I have been in an advantageous position to observe the rapidly changing technology being produced and used around me, and by me. I have witnessed the release of all eighteen models of the iPhone, the rise to everyday use of the in-car GPS, the development of text messages, the development of virtual reality, and countless other technological advances that have varying degrees of utility in our day-to-day activities. I have also witnessed some of the social changes that come from the increasing convenience and speed of how we consume media and interact with others. In Anna Wiener’s article “The Millennial Disney,” she discusses the Museum of Ice
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