Amber Manz
                                                                                                                  E. and T. Paragraph
                                                                                                                                                                Ms. J. Kilkenny
                                                                                                                                                                ELA B10: Period 2
                                                                                                                                                                April 16, 2010

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How do computers make our lives easier?

Have you ever noticed how knowing the weather, what movies are out, purchasing products and many more things are at the click of a mouse? Thanks to computers, the human race is seconds away from knowing things they need to. People born in the last couple of decades probably do not even realize how easy computers have made our lives. This is especially true with businesses, education, and sources of communication available. Businesses now have the luxury of paying their bills online, putting together projects, or copying items for multiple employees when needed. Doing so has made businesses be able to run more smoothly and effectively. As far as education, computers have made a tremendous impact on the way we learn and what resources we can use, including word documents, power points for projects, and use of various websites at once. We even have access to books online such as encyclopedias for those who do not have almost two-thousand dollars to purchase them! In teenagers minds, the best thing a computer is used for is talking to people via email, instant messaging, Skype, Twitter, and the most common—Facebook. It is mind boggling how many people use social networks. The vast majority of users are more than likely...