There was one experience in Baron's essay that I could relate to,all too well. "...the physical effort of handwriting,crossing out, revising, cutting and pasting, in short, the writing practices I had been engaged in regularly since the age of four, now seemed to overwhelm and constrict me, and I longed for the flexibility of digitized text" (Baron,16). This experience stuck out to me only because I feel it almost all the time. Writing
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Yet sooner or later everyone, or at least a majority, accepts it, and it begins to be a part of their everyday life. And that's the pattern of technology since the beginning.
All in all we are no where near the end of the end of advancing technology. "The computer is simply the latest step in a long line of writing technologies." (Baron, 17)
Soon the computer will be thought of as simple as a pencil.