Has Technology Killed Creativity?
Who doesn’t love technology? Think of any technological invention from the printing press to computers to artificial intelligence. Technology usually makes our lives a whole lot easier … ok, except when your computer crashes and you want to take a sledgehammer to it.
Beyond the benefits, there are downsides to technology that most of us don’t really spend too much time considering. For instance, technology has put a lot of people out of work. Why hire ten people when all you need is one person operating a computer?
Creativity is another example. Some artists are pretty convinced that digital technology has dampened creativity. Do you think DJ software and better DJ equipment makes you less creative?
Read one DJ’s take on it here.