Population growth led to agricultural advancements that helped reduce the amount of famine and helped people become healthier
More jobs helped with all the peasants that needed work after being kicked out of their lands
The first major railroad that opened in 1830 from Liverpool to Manchester. Railroads boomed after that
With GPS, you never really have to know where a place is to go there. Using maps isn't necessary anymore because all you need to do it in an address and your GPS will take you there.
Calling, texting, and video chatting help majorly with things like work, keeping in touch with friends and even just letting your parents know where you are.
Social media is a huge way for political candidates to share their views which is much easier than it used to be.
Cyber bullying has been a huge problem the past couple years. It can cause depression and has even led to many suicides
Now that technology is so advanced. Many people have lost their jobs because companies would have a machine do a job rather than paying a working human to do it
Many people invest important things of their life into technology and technology isn't always reliable so when things like the stock crash of 2008 happened, it ruined many people's lives.
We could possibly find a cure for deadly diseases like cancer and save many lives
Teleportation could help with pollution because less people would have to drive cars and could just teleport to where they needed to go.
Solar panels could be perfected and help with the environment tremendously and will also save people a ton of money
AI and robots could become so intelligent that they could find a way to outsmart humans and take over everything.
The Mars civilaztion could work out well at first, but then ending up horribly and killing everyone that went out to live there.
Technology isn't always reliable and advancements like teleportation could glitch and end up sending you places you didn't mean to go