Furthermore, the era of modern education of which that initially started with the press reached the age of the internet. This new innovative platform now also promoted information, whether public or private, or verbal or visual, this platform has collected information from all over the world. This platform had and has a deep implication for society. Learning and teaching was changed drastically by the quick availability and transition that now permitted the world to communicate through channels. The world was now able to connect through shared commerce, trade, policy, and governance. With that being said, the Gutenberg press and the internet enabled organizations to utilize to their full potential knowledge based information in order to prosper and grow.
During the time the printing press had become a powerful platform to support creativity and change, it is important to note that it also had some implications. As we know the printing press did permanently store ideas and information in books and by doing so, the church took their power and control to fight printing from happening in order for the community to not have the authority to challenge their beliefs or values and instead believe in the Gospel’s word as it is. Without Guttenberg’s printing press, valuable information would have not broken barriers and possibly would have not had the power to reform. In regards to technology today, citizens of the world have had the opportunity to utilize this platform to voice their opinions and concerns.
Overall, without Gutenberg’s printing press, I believe technology would not have been able to promote diverse ideas today. We then conclude that knowledge has definitely shaped our technology and in return, technology will never stop from shaping our knowledge. New platforms in technology will continue to be created and we have to be grateful for the impact both means of platforms have provided society with.