Technology: A Comparison Of Technology And Modern Technology

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Technology’s becoming advance throughout the years, these following examples of similarities between “1984” and other literatures. In the novel “1984” shows how the government is able to use technology to their advantage to spy on their citizens and in “That’s No Phone. That’s My Tracker” explains how our modern government uses cell phones to keep track of their citizens or track them down. Another articles being used are “This Smartphone Tracking Tech Will Give You the Creeps” which explains how the government spying on you and how they are using modern technology. Technology in modern society is paralleled to Orwell’s vision in “1984” because the telescreens are alike to our cell phone, the Newspeak are like our google, and the thought police are like our FBI. In the novel “1984” there are many examples of technology closely similar to modern day technology. “1984” has very similar technology the author George Orwell explains one of the main technology “The instrument (the telescreen, it was called) could be dimmed, but there was no way of…show more content…
An incredible example of similarities of technology is the telescreens and cell phones because they both have someone watching you from behind the screen and they both can’t be fully turned off. In the novel, Orwell explains throughout the book that you can't turn the telescreen off but you can dim it. He also explains how the inner party can turn it off, but only for a while or else they will get caught because not everyone gets full privacy. The FBI and the inner party are similar because they are both a group of people in charge of watching the citizens every movement and keeping tabs on them. In the inner party they watch through the telescreen and see if you are doing what you’re supposed to. In modern society the FBI is watching everyone through their phones and watching to see if anything is out of
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