"Always on(Chapter 8)" from Alone Together:Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other by Sherry Turkle

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Always on" by Sherry Turkle Student Name: Subject: February 28, 2013 Outline Introduction Cyborg (Online) Technology Multitasking benefits of Cyborg world Side effects of Always One technology Critical Evaluation of the position adopted in the essay Conclusion Introduction Information technology increases the information transfer speed.


The average person cannot live without technology. The people always leave their technology gadgets always on. The average cyborg is a typical teenage kid strolling everywhere, especially within the school campus. The cyborg can be easily spotted in the crowd. The cyborg carries computers in the backpacks. The backpacks also include radio transmitters and computer keyboards. The cyborg persons attach their digital displays on their eyeglasses. There are other telltale signs of the cyborg person. The cyborg person is continually connected to the internet. The internet is used for communicating with people located in many locations around the world (Turkle 162). The world may include within the university premises, in New York, California, Texas, or Virginia. The world may also include Japan, China, Russia, Canada, United Kingdom, or Vietnam (Turkle151). Multitasking benefits of Cyborg world The cyborg teenagers learned to adapt to the seemingly cumbersome world of the cyborg generation’s multitasking capabilities (Turkle 164). Admittedly, the non-cyborg students do not carry the heavy computer laptops, keyboards, headphones, and other computer devices on their person, including backpacks or big bags. Consequently, they do not have to carry the heavy computer devices. ...
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