Revolution in technologyPositive Chris webster

Past: the industrial revolution


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.
Meanwhile, we were just beginning to discover the secrets
And Britain had plenty of money to invest in new technology and business.
As population to increase, demand for goods grew, and suppliers needed to find ways to produce

Technological developments

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

Spinning Jenny

A new understanding of coal power helped investors create the steam engine and a new type of iron that was cheap and dependable.

Steam engine

Steam power and iron became the basics of machines of the industrial revolution.

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


Positive and negative effects effects on society

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

There were also negative effects. Child labor was widespread and accidents in factories were common. Cities became over populated and sanitation was bad.

Present: the digital revolution


One of the main causes for the digital revolution is the basic phones that didn't cost a lot and everybody could get.

This was a major advancement because people could call and reach them anywhere they were a lot faster than ever.

The new smartphones also connected people through texting and calling and social media and that connect more people than ever.

The first computers were created in 1936 which started the digital revolution, and in 1981 the made the laptop so it was easier to take it on the go wherever you want.


Can communicate with people all across the globe. Contact people a lot easier. Can contact people a lot faster. Can take your electronics on the go.


Kids get to attached to there devices. Hard for people to communicate with each other in person. It can be a huge distraction.

Future: transportation


They will eventually make teleportation systems so people can travel anywhere in seconds.

Right now there are no new innovations for a teleportation systems.

To make a teleportation system they would have to transfer a persons energy one point to another without transferring physical space between them.

Technical developments

To make a teleportation system we would have to find a way get your energy an body from one point to another, which can be extremely difficult.

This would be a major development because people can travel wherever they want whenever they want a lot faster than ever.

Positive and negative

Positive is it would save a lot of time, you can go anywhere you want, and you wouldn't have to pay for flights.

Negative is it would cost a lot of money and pilots would make less money an pod could get laid off.

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