Technology’s Amazing – Nobody’s Happy

This is Louis C.K. , a comedian expounding on how technology has changed everything but made nobody happier. Really funny and illuminating at the same time. I remember well those rotary dial phones and friends with zeros in their number!

This might be a good video to introduce a lesson on how technology has changed things. Students can list THEN and NOW in an organizer. Also a great way to produce the present perfect tense. “Phones have become……” etc….

I have also used this fun video to highlight how things have changed so dramatically. But like Louis – I too believe technology is neutral, in and outside the classroom. It isn’t itself that makes us happy, happiness comes from some other origin/place…..

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