Revolutions in Technology By dale heying

Past: The Industrial Revolution

Causes

A revolution in farming methods led to a sharp increase in the population, and many people moving from the country to the city looking for work.
Mean wile we were just beginning to under stand the power of coal, and the production of iron.
And Britain had plenty of money to invest in new businesses and technology
As population continued to increase, demand for goods grew, and suppliers needed to find ways to produce more and more.

Technological Decelopment

New machine used to spin and weave cloth were housed in factories that allowed workers to produce goods at a much higher rate than before.

A new understanding of coal power helped invent you treat steam engines and a new type of iron that was cheap and dependable.

Steam power and Iron became the basis of the machines of the industrial revolution

Steam power and iron were used to creat the first railroad which, helped people and products to get from place to place much faster. Canals, steamboats, and turnpikes also added to the transportation network

Positive and Negative Effects on Society

"...We can not even maintain our freedom and independence as a nation without the big factory and all it represents." Prime Minester Jawaharlal Nehru of India

The industrial revolution had lots of positive effects on society. There were lots of new jobs created and goods became more affordable to more people. People also started living together and could travel around from place to place much easier.

They were also many negative effects. Child labor was widespread and accidents in factories were common. Cities became overcrowded and sanitation was horrible.

Present: The Digital Revolution

Causes

Cheap mobile phones helped spread the new technology and is one of the main causes because of how affordible it was. These new phones don't require a land Lin connection or antenna and are connected to the internet. On top of that they are sold everywhere and are so inexpensive anyone can buy one.

Advertising made it so everyone was always seeing and talking about the new phone or computer that is out. It is on billboards and displays and grabs everyone's attention and the more you see it the more you want it.

New Business applications like cloud storage allowed businesses to store all their files in one spot and allows everybody that has the password to access them. This also saves storage space and save them money on workers keeping track of files.

Technological Advancements

Phones were revolutionary what once took someone weeks to send a letter now is spoken then instantly sent to the person you want to talk to.

Cell phones were a major advancement in technology. They allowed people to carry a phone that before couldn't leave your house to places that the never dreamed like on top of mountains. They have only gotten better and now are used by almost everyone and are part of daily life.

Computers allowed people to do many things from the confetti of there home. They allowed people to access more information than they could ever want, entire libraries at there fingertips. They also increased work productivity by allowing people to type faster and creat better business models.

With out the internet the digital age never would be possible. It holds all of our knowledge and allows us to communicate across great distances.

"The technology is just so far gone. It's just like back in the day you needed a suitcase just to have a cell phone. The battery was so heavy, it was like carrying a gallon of soda around with you all day." Jam Master Jay

Positive and Negative Effects on Society

• Easier access to information •Talk to people over long distances and in different languages • Saves money on space and workers
• All the technology requires power and main ways to make it cause pollution • New ways to communicate aren't always good social media bullying has become a big problem • Today people don't spend as much time with each other as the used to

Future: Robots

Causes

New machines are being made everyday to take the place of workers and companies only pay for the machines once. They also don't need benefits.

Machines are safer than humans and keeps people out of dangerous situations like going into space or driving a car.

People make masteaks that machines don't and this saves time and money. People don't like haveing to do things again so they get a machine to do it right the first time

Technological Advancements

New cars that drive themselves are safer and can save money on taxi drivers.

New robots help surgeons perform surgeries with more persimmon and accuracy saving lives

Robots can take us places we never could go in our own because they can withstand harsh envirments. The mars rover can move and take pics tires on a planet to cold for us to survive.

"I do think, in time, people will have, sort of, relationships with certain kinds of robots - not every robot, but certain kinds of robots - where they might feel that it is a sort of friendship, but it's going to be of a robot-human kind" Cynthia Breazeal

Positive and Negative Effects on Society

•Robots create more jobs

•Save money

•Will work and last longer

• Lack of work makes people lazy

• Replaces labor jobs

• They require power witch is produced wile also producing pollution

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