The Impact of Technology

April 15, 2009

I recently had to write a paper on how technology had/has an impact on me. The follow is like a short memoir on how it has.

Technology has impacted me tremendously; it is a huge part of my life now, and will be in the future. Starting back when my dad brought home a “Compaq Deskpro” with Windows 98 installed (which I still have), I knew PC’s were a part of me. It started with small command prompt keys and learning how to get shortcuts all in place — remember, this is back when I was in 4th grade. By the time I was in 6th grade I could work my way around a PC without a mouse, which I had to do at one point in my 6th grade class we managed to lose all the mouse trackballs! I was one of the few students that could say I can fix your PC, and the teachers would allow me to; back then the school’s didn’t have a tech guy to go to. With time, I learned more and more about the hardware of PC’s but it didn’t seem to intrigue me as much. Then I started getting into the software.

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