Throughout the country, computer technology is dumbing down the academic experience, corrupting schools' financial integrity, cheating the poor, fooling people about the job skills youngsters need. It all boils down to one question: is technology making us smarter or dumber don't ask siri is technology dumbing down society point taken is a production of studio six @ wgbh boston. A digital dumbing down and those constants are part and parcel of what a deliberating society must have in its sights when it looks at how its children access knowledge is a technology. Many americans, 74%, say technology improves education, and a majority, 54%, believes it makes individuals more productive differences based on education and generation exist here, too college graduates, 80%, are more likely than those without a college degree, 70%, to think technology makes education better.
The need for speed and habit of sending short, choppy text messages is the biggest culprit of dumbing down our society there is no room for such emails in the it staffing industry, especially when technical recruiters are constantly trying to prove their credibility and value-add to prospective candidates. This dumbing down can be attributed to scanning, rather than in-depth reading, of internet articles, posts etc gary marshall, in this article entitled, is the internet making us stupid , quotes scientific american and states that thinking fast [makes] participants feel more elated, creative and, to a lesser degree, energetic and powerful. The internet is dumbing down society for no one knows how to do anything, they must google it when your internet is not working what is the first thought before you shout i'm an archaic remnant from a time before all information was available at a click of the mouse, i'm 24 years old in graduate school and would never dream of citing.
The dumbing down of society - the constant urge to be plugged in video rate this title in our digital nation, our real world relationships can take a back burner to our online presence. Technology in society technology affects the way individuals communicate, learn, and think it helps create different societies and determines how people interact with others on a daily basis technology has both positive and negative affects in shaping our society including the increase or decrease of society's intellegence. The hope is that google will begin pulling from that database and citing its sources, instead of dumbing down wikipedia where history was once written by its victors, and later by its nerds, it.
From americans perceive technological advances to be a double-edged sword and divide about whether or not technology makes us smarter or dumber, according to an exclusive point taken-marist poll. Home trending topics science and technology how smartphones are dumbing down our society how smartphones are dumbing down our society posted by: richard larsen in science and technology july 26, 2014 2 comments. Americans are split over how technology is impacting society as a whole, with 49% of those surveyed saying tech makes individuals less intelligent, and 46% saying technology makes people smarter.
The dumbing down of america leads to a population that is easily exploited and fleeced kids that show any native intelligence are subject to much scrutiny and even more dumbing down. Similarly, when the program turns to the question of whether the net and digital technologies help kids learn, we hear from several educators and parents who express concern that the internet and digital technologies are dumbing down this latest generation of kids / students. Technology is important, but when people who are being paid to make change are incapable of subtracting $4546 from $5000 without a machine, we have a serious problem especially when it happens again, and again, and again. But in the part of my life that exists outside comedy clubs and social-networking sites (all 30 minutes of it), i've become increasingly frustrated with the dumbing down of society and our too.
The 2016 'dumbing down' of america if our panoply of civil rights applies to lgbt persons the same as it does to other persons in our society, in the united states of america, why do we. If we continue to put garbage in, we are going to continue to get garbage out, and that is the cold, hard reality of the matter. In fahrenheit 451, author ray bradbury argues that the development of technology is dumbing down people in the utopian society, ultimately warping the perfect world into a dystopian society ray bradbury's imperfect society in fahrenheit 451 partially depicts our present day american culture as we struggle to find the balance between. Michael snyder american dream august 13, 2013 have you ever seen the movie idiocracy it is a movie about an average american that wakes up 500 years in the future only to discover that he is the most intelligent person by far in the dumbed down society that is surrounding him.