Georgia Tech Library

technology articlesTechnology has created a myriad of ways of communicating easily and efficiently. In part because they have the capability to produce more professional-looking products and the tools to manipulate the way information is presented, students in many technology-using classes are reportedly spending more time on design and audience presentation issues.

Smart phones and tablets, and the emergence of other smart devices from the Apple Watch to the Amazon Echo, promote addiction by removing the time lapse from tasks and activities that previously required logging into a deskbound, or at least a backpack-bound, computer source.

Some of the most poignant criticisms of technology are found in what are now considered to be dystopian literary classics such as Aldous Huxley ‘s Brave New World , Anthony Burgess ‘s A Clockwork Orange , and George Orwell ‘s Nineteen Eighty-Four In Goethe’s Faust , Faust selling his soul to the devil in return for …

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