Technology and why has it taken over?

Do any of us remember what life was like before computers and cell phones? I remember how life wasn't so hetic and people actually talked face to face with each other. You actually mailed a letter through the post office and not email. I was a eighties kid. Computers were becoming popular but expensive. Bulky and loud. Cellphones were for cars and the very rich. Fast forward to 2014, everyone has a cellphone or as they are  called a smartphone. Computers are now laptops and IPads or kindles. Life is revolved around social media and how we can one up each other in technology....more