I grew up in the decade of the internet development and everything around me is related to the internet.
I use the internet in my daily life for studying, working, entertainings as well as communicating. I feel thankful for the invention of the internet because it makes life more simple than before, especially is the development of Google. However, after I read the article, “Is Google Making Us Stupid?” by Nicholas Carr, I felt so confused about the internet making my life easier. The Internet has made a revolution in the computer and communications world like nothing before. In 1973, the U.
S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) initiated a research program to investigate techniques and technologies for interlinking packet networks of various kinds to develop communication protocols which would allow networked computers to communicate and linked packet networks (Leiner ). Known as the “internet,” it developed quickly and improved regularly in order to serve the user better. I have seen the information technology boom almost my entire life. The internet now plays an important role in everyone’s life with many benefits.
I started using the internet when I was fourteen or fifteen, about the time that Google also first appeared as a search engine. I was in grade seven or eight and I had some assignments that required looking up more information in the internet. At that time, the internet appeared so magical to me because I could find all the information I needed. I also used many functions beyond searching, like chatting, and writing a blog because I really love writing. The more I use the internet, the more benefits I get from it.
I feel my life has become more simple than before I had the internet as a tool because I can do many things such as searching for information, shopping online, studying online just by a click. The internet is also beneficial to the community because many people can learn and organize their …