There have been enormous changes over the past decades when it comes to technology, so how old you are has a lot to do with how much you need it.
Back in the day, people actually weren't sure if messing around with computers was worth it, and they took pride in being able to do things themselves. Are you old enough to remember using a map? If you aren't, believe it or not, people used to actually use a map to find out how to get somewhere in their car, instead of just looking it up on their phone, and people had to learn how to spell, instead of just using spellcheck.
Believe it or not, instead of emailing and texting, people used to write letters and call each other on the phone. A lot of people simply wouldn't be able to get by without the technology of today; if you took them away from their phones or computers for a few days, they would totally freak right out.
You aren't one of those people though, right? You have it all going on, you are tough and resilient, and you don't need all of those silly apps, laptops, tablets, and smartphones to get through the day. Or do you? Take this quiz to find out if you rule technology, or if it rules you.
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