People nowadays can communicate with people all around the world using many different types of communications such as social networking sites, cell phones, emails, etc. Carr brings in many different scientific research as well as a couple of personal experiences to show the great change in technology and the internet. The author chose to write The Shallows from an epiphany he had realized, “It (his brain) was hungry. It was demanding to be fed by the net feed...I wanted to check email, click links, do some googling. I wanted to be connected” (Carr 16).
“Is Google making us stupid?” Google has been part of people’s daily lives. It becomes more valuable and important because of the things that it can contribute to many individuals including myself. People way back years ago would search through dictionary articles and encyclopedia those words, phrases, and even look for deeper meaning of things they do not understand or look for people they are not familiar with. But today’s generation would just type the word, phrase or sentence to the Google search tab and will automatically get the meaning or the desired answer to the question they have. We can clearly see how Google has evolved the way people live and the lifestyle they have as compared to the previous generations.
Nowadays, within one minute searching with the toolbars, the great databases of the Internet will immediately bring the information to us. Besides, the printed books became the past thanks to the e-book and other online works on the Internet. Writing becomes a real challenge even to a writer since we spend too much time on the media. “Over the past few years I’ve had an uncomfortable sense that someone, or something, has been tinkering with my brain, remapping the neural circuitry, reprogramming the memory. My mind isn’t going—so far as I can tell—but it’s
The internet today can even allow you to be in a virtual world and in that world you can be anywhere at any given place and time. The internet has evolved into a fast convenience in today’s society, so much so that you can now date online. Dr. Helene M. Lawson and Dr. Kira Leck researched the effects on internet dating in today’s society. They begin their research by asking a series of questions but before we can move on to the questions they asked, other questions need to be answered first. These question are: a) Why do people choose to date online?
Everyday, all around the world people are on some kind of social media and or some media platform. There have been many positive aspects to social media, like rekindling friendship and being able to talk to someone with just a couple of clicks of a button, but nowadays social media isn’t has friendly as everyone may think. Crime rates have exponentially increased over the last decade due to the excessive use of social media exploitation, the influence of violence on social media, and terroristic threats from younger/older social media users. Tweets, pictures, and really any other types of post are put on social media simpy to show-off the person's life. This is a place where everyone can see and view any profile they so wish.
Carr explains that the internet changed the way reading works dramatically. Now articles are cluttered with advertisements, links, and other things that can distract the reader from the document. Carr then illustrates that sources of entertainment outside the internet have been changed since the installment of the internet as well. Advertisements are now scattered across television shows more than ever. Carr then explains that the mission of Google’s leaders is to make all the information known to man easily accessible through the internet.
Responses to Ethical Challenges of Technology It is commonplace for people in developed countries to have an email account. Most people have more than one between a work email and personal email account. Some of the more well-known providers of free email accounts are Google, Yahoo!, MSN, and AOL. Consider what an extensive database of names, addresses, and other demographic information each of those companies holds. Other companies that have such demographic information available include online shopping venues such as eBay, Amazon.com, and Overstock.com.
Online marketing helps add potential customers and the number of quality leads to a website as well. In fact, most organizations can adopt Internet advertising strategies to generate better business. Online marketing is split into different types; Affiliate marketing – refers to the banners seen on other websites or blogs to boost traffic to that web page, and effectively increases product awareness. Email marketing – this is the marketing process that involves getting to customers via email. Inbound marketing – this type of internet marketing involves sharing valuable content to customers to help convince them to become your loyal customer.
Donell Hawkins English 12 3/13/12 Is Google making us stupid? Can Google possibly be making us stupid? Do we find it harder to focus when reading long articles? Can the time we spend online for long periods of time affect the way our brains operate? Nowadays computers are used for just about every aspect in our lives; whether it’s to research information, talk with friends on social networks, or even as a source of entertainment.
I understand that there are many annoying people in the world, but the internet is where people can truly express their true nature. I will admit that I change a little bit when I’m on the internet. I have categorized the most frequent people I've seen comment or posted photos on Facebook, Twitter, and any other social media website. The most frequent person I've seen on a social media website like facebook would be the attention girl. Now the attention girl could either be a guy or girl that would post or take a picture of herself to get attention.