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Technology since 1953

  • Microwave Oven

    Microwave Oven
    Microwave Ovens can cook food quicker, are more economical, and keep kitchens cooler than when a conventional oven is used, but sometimes it doesn't cook food evenly. Also microwaves can make food quicker, encouraging less family home-cooked meals.
  • Pocket Calculator

    Pocket Calculator
    Pocket calculators can make solving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division problems easier and faster, but they have caused people to rely on them for the answers instead of learning the math facts.
  • First Video Game (Pong)

    First Video Game (Pong)
    Video games can teach players problem solving. They have also helped people with physical injuries to regain motor skills and coordination, but they can also cause violent behaviors in players as well as addiction to the game.
  • Walkman

    The revolutionary Walkman made music portable as well as make it possible to select the music you listen to unlike listening to the radio. However the Walkman uses batteries that cannot be recharged and a tape can only hold approximately twenty songs.
  • Mobile Phone

    Mobile Phone
    Mobile phones can be carried with you, taken anywhere you go. They have also make it easier to communicate with family in friends over long distances, but they can damage your ears and depending on where you are you can have limited connectivity.
  • CD

    A CD can hold a lot more media and is smaller and easier to carry than a tape, but CDs are easy to damage. They can be scratched and broken easily.
  • World Wide Web

    World Wide Web
    The internet has made finding information a lot faster and easier, it is also constantly avaliable. However it has made personal information easy to steal and causes computers to be more vulnerable to viruses.
  • DVD

    DVDs can carry and save a large amount of data, but they won't hold that information for very long because they can be easily destroyed or damaged.
  • iPod

    iPods can hold a huge amount of data, play the music in high quality, and are easily portable. However iPods are pretty expensive and you cannot replace the internal battery.
  • YouTube

    As shown by many upcoming artist recently, YouTube is a great way to be discovered. You can upload almost any video for the world to see. However there are many videos on the website of people drunk or fighting and seductive videos.