The Essay 1 assignment asks you to compare and contrast two items that have been changed by technology over time. Choose something that has been adapted by human progress or technology. Highlight differences and similarities between the two items. Finally, advocate one of these items over the other. Possible ideas might be:
Landline phones and Cell phones
GPS systems and Maps
Digital Watches and Analog Watches
Email and Letter Writing / Snail Mail
This is just a short list. Feel free to create your own topic for this assignment.