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Technical Innovations and International Relations

I have to explain which technical innovations have, in my opinion, had the greatest impact on international relations and why. Can you help me in developing an outline for this task?

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Hi there! I am highlighting the innovation of the Internet, as an example.

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Firstly, as far as the directions go, it's pretty clear that this task suggests a few organization choices: you can either (a) organize by change/effect what the Internet brought, with an evaluation paragraph for the changes - whether they were positive or negative at the end; or (b) write one paragraph about the conditions before the Internet, one paragraph after, and an evaluation paragraph for the changes - whether they were positive or negative. However, one thing is clear: you have to make sure this paper discusses the effects of the Internet, since that's your major choice and it umbrellas the rest of your details.

Secondly, as far as content ideas go, there are a lot of possible effects you can discuss. Effects on behavior, socialization, ethics, obtaining of information and the trustworthiness of that information, biological adaptations on the brain, effects on health and depression, and even simple human maturation (the "teenager" stage) could be discussed.

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The expert explains which technical innovations have had the greatest impact on international relations and why is determined.

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