Over the last 100 years, the world has become a better place as it has undergone great changes in transportation, communication, and other technologies. The society is better than it was a century ago because of the advancement in technology such as medicine, education, infrastructure to facilitate transportation and communication such as mobile phones and internet have improved the lives of people around the world. The changes occurred rapidly that it was referred to as a revolution (Earley, 1997, p.36).
The technology has enabled human capabilities and simplified life in every aspect, for example tasks that would take more than one day to accomplish now take a few minutes. People can seek for employment anywhere in the globe because of an improved transport system. The discovery of electric trains and airplanes has made it easy, fast, inexpensive, and convenient for people to access their places of work.
It has become easy to access relevant information anywhere at any time. This has been made possible through the invention of smart phones, galaxy tablets, iPads, and the internet. People can share information, ideas and run projects together using the internet platforms.
The society has now become more innovative and creative. Due to improvement in transport and technology, people can now start businesses easily. This has improved the global economy because of ease access to business information as one can transact online thus reducing on the operating costs.
Communication has become very fast and affordable. Communication is very vital and encourages development in the world. Communication channels include video conferencing, electronic mail, e-fax machines, teleconferencing, instant messaging, and social networking applications (Redner, 2004, P.113).
Concisely, housing and peoples’ lives have improved due to the changes that have occurred over the last century. New architectural designs have enabled improved housing that is affordable.
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