Has Technology Helped Connect People or Isolate Them?

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Computers and cellphones have been thought to be a distraction that isolated people from each-other, yet we can now see the valuable benefits that it has brought to people under quarantine to still be able to socialize, learn and facilitate work through webcams, and virtual tools. Has Technology Helped Connect People or Isolate Them?

Has Technology Helped Connect People or Isolate Them?
Art at a sculpture garden in Slab City California near the Salton Sea

My final semester at the Illinois Institute of Technology in the United States began under normal circumstances but quickly changed. The emergence of the noval Coronavirus during the middle of the semester caused widespread confusion on how education would continue. My architecture studio class was quick to adapt to being online through Zoom webcam interface. It was strange at first but I quickly adapted and enjoyed the new way of learning. It had it positives and negatives for sure. The convenience of being able to attend class from my home was pretty cool at first.

Being a school with a very large international student population, the ability to connect in real-time with other students across the planet is truly remarkable. Even though I was born into the internet age (in my mid 20s), I still can not comprehend how this technology is even able to exist!

Has Technology Helped Connect People or Isolate Them?

Conclusion: Has Technology Helped Connect People or Isolate Them?

Has Technology Helped Connect People or Isolate Them? Now you know. What is your attitude towards technology? Has COVID changed your perspective, if so, how? Leave a comment below! Check out our front page too. What other articles would you like to see on our site? I love technology and want to write on various topics for you guys. Please let us know and we can write something that really interests you.

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