Primatologist, Richard Wrangham, theorizes that the control of fire by early humans and the associated development of cooking was the spark that radically changed human evolution.
Within this virtual realm, social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, and Snapchat have altered the way Generation Y culture is understanding the world and thus how they view themselves.
In recent years, there has been more research on the development of social media depression in users of sites like these.
A 1982 study by The New York Times described a technology assessment study by the Institute for the Future, "peering into the future of an electronic world." The study focused on the emerging videotex industry, formed by the marriage of two older technologies, communications and computing.
It estimated that 40 percent of American households will have two-way videotex service by the end of the century.
Digital technology became commonly used for downloading music and watching movies at home either by DVDs or purchasing it online.
Digital music records are not quite the same as traditional recording media.
Technology society and life or technology and culture refers to cyclical co-dependence, co-influence, and co-production of technology and society upon the other (technology upon culture, and vice versa).
This synergistic relationship occurred from the dawn of humankind, with the invention of simple tools and continues into modern technologies such as the printing press and computers.
According to the statistics, in the early beginnings of 1990s the use of Internet in schools was, on average, 2-3%.
Continuously, by the end of 1990s the evolution of technology increases rapidly and reaches to 60%, and by the year of 2008 nearly 100% of schools use Internet on educational form.