TEXT 1. Teenstuff…
Originally posted by TopGeek
Nowadays a lot of people say that technology is dangerous. It’s true that technology plays an important part in our lives — but is it bad for us? I think technology’s really cool. What does everybody out there think?
Anti Tech posted 13-11-2005 7.45 PM
Well, we live in a world of technology and you have to know how things work. Even my grandmother plays computer games now! I really like using my computer and stuff like that, but it’s not the most important thing in life. The thing I hate most is when you go out with a friend and they talk on their mobiles all the time, and completely ignore you! It’s not just boring — it’s really rude. And yes, technology can be a bit dangerous. Some people get more obsessed with gadgets than others -like my friend Tom. He replaces his mobile every six months and never stops talking about it. His mobile is always the latest, most fashionable, most expensive one. Why do people want to upgrade their gadgets all the time? It’s healthier and much more interesting to read, listen to music or go out with friends. It’s more fun, too.
Pro Tech posted 14-11 -2005 9.25 PM
Technology isn’t bad for us — it’s the best thing in the world! It makes everything faster and more efficient — so much easier than in the past. For example, letters can take weeks to arrive, but now you can email or text somebody on the other side of the world in just a few seconds! You can contact people anywhere and it’s often free. You can download music from the Internet and it’s cheaper than in the shops. You don’t have to buy whole CDs, either — just the tracks you like. And you can buy videos, books or rent DVDs through the Internet and they send them to your house. It’s very convenient. But my favourite gadget is my digital camera, it’s brilliant! I don’t have to waste money on photos I don’t want. I can take the same shot a hundred times until I get it right.
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