- Find a NEWS article that addresses a recent technological development or the impact of a technological innovation on society. For example, there are many news articles about the impact of cell phone use on human cognition, social media on self-esteem or elections, gene editing, renewable energy, etc. (A news article is an article from a media source like a newspaper or magazine such as the New York Times, FOX, The Washington Post, VICE, etc. that addresses a current event. It does not include sources like Wikipedia, eHow, dictionaries, academic journals, or other information websites.)
- Write a minimum 300 word essay that answers the following questions:
- Based on the article you chose, how is the technological innovation described?
- According to the article, what is the impact of the technological innovation on human society and culture? How is this similar to previous technological innovations discussed in the book?
- How do you imagine the technology discussed will develop in the future, i.e. what do think the long-term impact will be?