Jacob Moreno 1 Technology Essay English 101 November 19, 2018 The Dangerous Potential of Technology Throughout human history, technology has become so advanced that it may become too advanced. A search bar has put a world of information at our fingertips. The technology of the future is exciting, yet scary, to think about. Technology is changing society more for the better by making research that much easier, but it definitely has its setbacks. Technology can be used in great ways. Unfortunately, there are more negative impacts on today's society than you may think. In the essay “ From Hiroshima Diary,” by Michihiko Hachiya, technology is used in a horrific way. The United States decided to drop the world’s first atomic bombs on two Japanese cities: Hiroshima first, on August 6, 1945, and Nagasaki three days later. World War II would end, and the Cold War soon begin. New frontiers of science were opening, along with new and frightening moral questions. The bombings portray more of a negative impact than a positive one on the society of Hiroshima in 1945. Eventually, these bombs could lead to the world being destroyed. There need to be limits to how out of control these devices can be. Technology can affect the way we see things. Sensory dynamism has to do with our perception. When you look out of a window, you become aware of millions of variances. Variances are color, perspective, sound, feeling, and many others. But when you gaze at an iPad,
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