chapter  7
10 Pages

Understanding Technology

Love it or hate it, we defi nitely cannot ignore it. Technology increasingly defi nes the way we conduct our lives, from how we make purchases to how we interact with each other to how we keep track of information. New digital technologies have brought multimedia tools to the general public, and our friends, neighbors, and children are shooting videos, creating web sites, and recording interviews. They would never have dreamed of doing so even a decade ago.