Conversation Questions: Technology

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Would you consider dating someone you had met over the Internet? Why or why not? What invention do you think has had the greatest impact on society? Why?
Do you have an e-mail account? What do you use it for? How often do you check it? What do you think the world will be like a hundred years from now?
Do you think that people will ever visit Mars? How about live there? In what ways has technology improved our lives? In what ways has it made life worse?
Imagine that you could only use ONE of the following: a computer, a telephone, or a car. Which one would you use and why? How has the Internet changed the way you live?
Are there some things that never should have been invented? What are they and why? Do computers save time or do they just make us waste more time?
How "real" will virtual reality become? How has technology effected the way we fight wars? Do you think it makes war more or less humane?
If you had the possibility to only work from your house via computer, would you do it and why? How much of a risk are computer viruses?
Are cell phones popular in your country? Do you own one? If so, what do you use it for and why? Which of the following do you own: a VCR, a DVD player. a microwave oven, a computer, a cell phone, and an electronic dictionary? Which do you use most often?

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