Just look around sir. Technology is always getting better and thriving off the environment its in. Take any situation and compare before technology and after and it has become much more streamlined. Even hunting and fishing is made better by GPS, Fish Finders, the whole lot.
If you take a look at the most technology forward place, aka Tokyo, you will see that technology's life span is sound. It stays that way because its always evolving itself into something new. There are new innovations happening in technology everyday.