Surviving the Digital Divide

Since the dawn of the industrial revolution, there has been speculation that one day machines and technology would take over the world. The rise of the inorganic would always damn the human race to servitude, or worse, in these stories. This future, although undeniably bleak, has caused many to muse about what this new world would look like; spawning engaging films like The Matrix, Extinction, and The Terminator. Although the fantastical “tech takeovers” seen in these films are seemingly far off, the machines and their integration into society strengthens with each passing day. As jobs become increasingly more automated, many will feel the stress of being replaced, and only a select few will be able to continue making strides. To prove this fact, let’s take a look at the revolution currently taking place.