The shortest way to answer this question is that if technology didn’t grow up, you would not be able to ask this question on internet.
The basic fundamental principle of mankind is constant innovation and growing up.
You may probably a child or an adult, observe things around your atmosphere.
Why do you and people around you do stuff? If you are student, you may be wishing a great future, this concept also applies to adult.
Technology is not only connected to science, as a subject, but it is the regular nature of mankind since we exist.
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