What is technology? Technology (noun) the application of scientific knowledge for practical purposes, especially in industry. Although technology may be all around us, from the phone you may have lying around, the laptop or computer you're currently reading this article on, or the tv in your living room that's constantly on, it surrounds us everyday. Although surrounded by such luxuries, you may not realize that although it may be tempting to use all the time, it's also not healthy to be so attacthed to these technological advances. Technology hinders our social communication, negatively affects our mindset, and has a negative influence on us because it seperates individuals from reality.