As we begin to reshape and repurpose technology year by year to be more user friendly and versatile for the end user, we should think about the consequences of its rapidly spreading application in our everyday lives more thoroughly. Technology is making our lives easier through adapting and learning behavior and gathering data for purposes of improved performance. However, these boons come with a risk; we become more vulnerable to cyber attacks if we let our guard down.
Traveling is something in life that you either like doing or you don’t. Some people don’t think that travel is a necessary part of life and prefer the comfort of what they know; furthermore, some might cringe at the stress of being on time for flights, dealing with other tourists, realizing that not all countries have air conditioning, and so on. On the other hand, there are some people who spend their free time planning their next adventure and cannot wait to be somewhere unfamiliar- they live for these experiences.
In my youth, I spent most summers visiting my family in upstate New York. They live in a town smaller than most high schools on a farm. I had a lot of fun catching frogs, riding ATVs, and building hay forts in the barn with my cousins.