Blogging since I was 14, I have always held a keen interest in technology and its consequences. Having the ability to shape and change the world in profound ways, overthrowing entire regimes, and affecting each individual person's life in a completely unexpected and profound manner, it is a volatile and ever-changing industry, and staying on top and ahead of the avalanche that is the game of technology is no small feat.
One must evolve with the times and circumstances. Technology is no longer its own subject, but is engraved within the very fabric of our modern society, and so, technology should not be treated as a tedious school lesson, but rather as a tool or skill set that is sitting at the helm of the rocket firing us into a new world of innovations, breakthroughs, upheavals and change. Without it, we would still be crawling in the primordial ooze, not doing anything meaningful with our time.
The power that technology brings to the average person has never ceased to amaze me, and one must never take for granted what implications these tools have had on our daily lives, however small the change might be.
Technology will always change, and as it does, we must accept the change, but never to the extent that it changes what defines us. The occasional outburst of emotion, as depicted in almost every film; the desire to forge new friendships and relationships, as Facebook has catalysed; or the frequent rant of a radical nature on my part will always remain, yet the tools we use to carry these out will not.
And just like these tools change, so do our outlooks on the world that encompasses them. Opinions change, and I, as many other bloggers do, will freely admit that I am no exception. From one week to the next, who knows, I might just become a fan of Microsoft again.
Enjoy the products of my intelligent garbage, while I try to live up to the mantra my good friend coined: Blogging for the world.