Further to my preceding report on the unofficial diagnosis of Nature Deficit Disorder , many folks are now coming forward and proposing that modern technology could really be causing much more widespread narcissism (lack of empathy) in society.
Taking into consideration all the techniques in which technology saves lives, protects lives, tends to make true scientific information possible, can keep folks closer with each other, and any number of other meaningful and optimistic techniques in which technology has improved good quality of life, understanding it, and understanding the Earth and Universe I’d say that a restaurant person’s not getting able to open a cash drawer is a pretty minor factor.
Torontonians themselves have turn out to be portion of the Media Ecology orb. Bob Logan and Derrick de Kerckhove and Liss Jeffrey and, much more than anyone else, Eric McLuhan, of course, come by their McLuhan directly—not by means of Media Ecology—and but they speak at Media Ecology panels and conferences and appear for all the globe like Media Ecologists. Offered that Media Ecology owes so much to McLuhan, it is inevitable that anyone doing McLuhan’s function would turn out to be part of Media Ecology.
We all have heard of Laparoscopic surgery – this is a approach through which rather than open up the abdomen in full, tiny incisions are placed to insert a scope/camera, two instrument ports are then introduced. The surgeon then operates by means of these ports utilizing the enhanced vision available via the camera. This strategy has been in use now for decades and has been extremely profitable.
The components and resources that nature produced for man to live peacefully with has been altered by technology and this in a single way or the other has been affecting man. Take paper manufacturing market for instance, they can’t manufacture sufficient paper that will be of adequate for the society with no cutting down some trees exactly where they supply the all-natural sources they want to continue with their production. Even if they recycle already utilised ones, they will not be adequate to serve the masses. Simply because of the high demand of trees, deforestation has been taking place, and the availability of Oxygen being decreased.