Are their any short stories that deal with the changes in technology and how it changed our lives...............

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e-martin | College Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

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I would also point to Ray Bradbury's stories as a great place to find commentary on social change as a result of technology. Many of his stories tend to glorify the past and villify the future, especially a future that emphasizes the value of technology. 

His novel Fahrenheit 451is a classic example of a disutopia characterized by technology dependence and many of his short stories deal with similar issues.

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pohnpei397 | College Teacher | (Level 3) Distinguished Educator

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The most obvious choices here are Ray Bradbury stories.  "There Will Come Soft Rains" is a classic about how technology changes us.  On the same subject, though less apocalyptic, is "The Pedestrian."  In the first of these, technology actually destroys human life in a literal way while in the former it destroys it in a more figurative sense.