Peter Rojas discusses the way that new technology shapes societies and changes everyday behaviors in this effects of technology speech. Rojas claims that with all new technology there will be advantages and disadvantages, using TV as an example. He points out that TV changed the way that people entertain themselves and revolutionized the way that people receive information, but it may have also made humans less engaged, attentive and able to retain information.
Rojas discusses the way in which technology changes society’s definition of normal. Most people carry around small communication devices that allow them to access a global data base and find information about any topic at any time. Smartphones are a perfect example of how technology impacts and changes society.