The Impact Of Internet On The Internet

1418 Words Jun 9th, 2015 6 Pages
The internet is the definition of what modernism is in the 21st century since it has made its way through in countless companies, organizations, and households. It has brought new prospects to administration, business, and the education system. It allows a person to gain new knowledge with a press of a button; however, there are some advantages and disadvantages that come with the internet. The advancement of the internet has vastly changed the way an individual shop for either apparel or grocery, communication, and learns. Instead of going out to a store and shop, it would be easier for them to do it online with a click of a button. It revolutionized the way many citizens act and think since they become very dependent on the internet. The internet is convenient tool, it can be found everywhere; a local coffee shop, school, library, businesses, etc. Matt Richtel, New York Times journalist, points out the negatives and positives of what overuse of technology does to an individual. I agree with Richtel’s points because technology has taken over some people’s lives. Throughout his article, Digital Overload: Your Brain on Gadgets, he sends a message across by stating how much of the internet has an effect on an individual’s everyday life. Richtel acquired a bachelor degree in 1989 at the University of California at Berkeley. Soon after getting his bachelors, he obtained his journalism degree from Columbia University in 1990. He joined the New York Times in January 2000 as a…
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