Facebook Pixel Code
x
We use cookies to create the best experience for you. Keep on browsing if you are OK with that, or find out how to manage cookies.

The Effect of the Laptop Essay Example

Show related essays

The Effect of the Laptop

This is a preview of the 4-page document
Read full text

The Effect of the Laptop. My laptop has made me more suspicious of those around me. Most of the people around me are in the same economic boat as I am, which is not saying much. Let’s just say the waters are choppy and the boat is actually a raft. Anyway, I never gave much thought to the economic prowess, or lack thereof, of those around me. That, alas, has changed. With my new acquisition, I now end up trying to remember whether my friend has a decent laptop or computer at home or not. I often end up trying to gauge whether a person is around me because of a certain affinity for me, or because my computer would give them easier access to getting their homework (or recreation) done. Why bother going to the library when your pal has a fully equipped laptop within easy reach?

Of course, it is not much to share one’s laptop with one’s pals, but sharing has its limits – admittedly the limits I have drawn are pretty stingy. I find myself searching for clues as to whether the friendship I am proffered is limited to me alone, or whether it extends to my laptop as well. This is not an easy task in any respect, and mostly I catch myself trying to notice nuances that are not there in the first place, but I really do need to know the answer to the question. This brings us to the third problem; my self-esteem has suffered a huge blow because of the acquisition. Because I am suspicious of those around me (a flaw in my thinking, nobody’s fault), I feel that nobody wants to be around me because I am a fun person to be around, but rather for the chance of getting to use my laptop. Let’s just say that because of my laptop, I end up considering the idea of nobody loving me for me. That is pretty shallow of me, yes, but then I can conveniently lay the blame on the recent purchase of the laptop. I never had this worry before; those who wanted to hang around with me did so and I never questioned their motives, whereas those who did not want to hang around with me did not and I did not question their motives either. The Effect of the Laptop.

This is a preview of the 4-page document
Open full text
Close ✕
Tracy Smith Editor&Proofreader
Expert in: Technology, Military, Agriculture
Hire an Editor
Matt Hamilton Writer
Expert in: Technology, Engineering and Construction, Information Technology
Hire a Writer
preview essay on The Effect of the Laptop
  • Pages: 4 (1000 words)
  • Document Type: Essay
  • Subject: Technology
  • Level: Undergraduate
WE CAN HELP TO FIND AN ESSAYDidn't find an essay?

Please type your essay title, choose your document type, enter your email and we send you essay samples

Contact Us