Analyze how this technology impacts our society for better or worse:Examine and reflect on the pros and cons of that technology.

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Watch your film and take notes on the plot and the technology involved to answer the following prompt in an essay.

You will be graded on how well you answer the prompt and how well you incorporate knowledge and information from the course into your answer. This means you need to use SPECIFIC terms, names, dates, concepts, etc. in your answers to demonstrate you understand the material. You also need to provide your own analysis of the topics in the prompt.

Identify and examine WHAT technology/technologies are emphasized in your movie. Explain their role in society (WHAT they do). Then analyze their impact by examining WHY and HOW characters were affected by them in the movie. DO NOT WRITE A PLOT SUMMARY!

Analyze how this technology impacts our society for better or worse. Examine and reflect on the pros and cons of that technology.

Many films are fictional, so be open-minded. The movie Wild Wild West focused on railroads but also focused on robotic technology that was not available in the 19th century. Even though that technology didn’t exist at that time, it does now and impacts us today. It played a major role in the plot of the film, despite its existence in the 19th century being fictional. Despite this historical inaccuracy, you can reflect on both technologies in your essay.