In the old stone age they used stone tools. All they people did was hunt and gather, that was basically there life. They also learned to make fire and to hunt in groups. Also the population grew. They were also nomads.
In the new stone age the people began to settle in one place and learned to farm. Also animals started to be domesticated and they still used stone and bone tools.
During civilization people developed writing, government, and job specialization. Also increased technological improvements. They also had a dramatic shift around the world