For most of the last century, communicating professionally meant writing letters, sending faxes, or spending hours on the phone. Email is now the primary means of communication in the modern workplace.
We are communicating more, faster, and better than ever before. A major report cited by British newspaper The Telegraph found that the incorporation of technology into the workplace has led to an “84% increase in productivity per hour for office workers since the 1970s.” The major influencers?
The genie is out of the bottle, and technology is said to have even changed the way younger generations perceive reality.
We’re assuming they perceive reality as that thing happening just beyond the horizon of their laptop, tablet, or smartphone screen (as long as someone is tweeting about it).
Forget unplugging after the 5 or-6 o’clock whistle blows—we plug in instead.
In fact, going without tech might trigger an existential crisis for some (that sound you hear is Albert Camus rolling over in his grave).
It's not difficult to recognize just how much of the technology we use on a daily basis — from computers, cell phones, laptops, tablets and TVs to refrigerators and convection ovens that cook food evenly.
Here are six ways technology impacts your daily life.
Gone are the days of hand-written paper mileage logs and time-consuming expense reports.
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