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My Forum Paper was designed to that typical person who is always connected to the Internet and has an interest in knowing how Internet has influenced our society in this century and their lives. However it will be more directed to our traditional Gonzaga student, who has that normal personal computer and used normally to navigate through the Internet and would like to know how the Internet influenced our society and their lives. This forum paper has a very simple language for easy understanding for anyone who is not familiar with the Internet.


One of the most revolutionizing inventions of the century is the computer. Nowadays the computer is an accessory indispensable in everyone’s lives. Who hasn’t used a computer before? They are used everywhere, from banks, companies, and industries to restaurants, schools and hospitals. But do you know computers are more used for the Internet. According to an article published in an Internet page, “The future of computers”, 65% of the time the computer is used for the Internet. But what is the Internet? Internet according to Oxford Dictionary is: “a system of connected computers that allows computer users around the world to exchange information.” Nowadays, one third of the world has access to Internet, isn’t that amazing! I consider the Internet the third revolution. More than half of all the profit made by nearly every company, business, or entertainment has been made through the Internet. In my forum paper I will discuss and evaluate the influence that the Internet has had in our society. I will give the main points where the Internet has influenced: communication, education, and businesses. It will also include an interview of an expert in Internet and an survey with Gonzaga University students to know their opinion about the future of Internet. However I will also point the negatives points of the Internet: creation of a false economy, access to restricted information and the damaged hackers have made to the Internet that has affected lives of many people.

3.1 Influence in Business

Internet has changed forever the way business is done. According to US trade market, the Internet makes nearly half of all the business done in the US. People have seen that it is much easier to buy through the Internet. We spend less time...

... middle of paper ... not take the great benefit Internet has made to humankind.

7. Interview

My Interview was made with a computer science teacher Dr. Carlos Tavora, specialized in Internet. It was short but very instructive. One important thing that he told me is that the Internet connection in many other countries is still very slow and not so accessible as in the US. People in other countries are still afraid of making businesses by the Internet. He thinks that is still a barrier that Internet has to break to become worldwide. He also told me that Internet has changed dramatically higher education mainly in the area of research and conferences. He said that nowadays if you are researching for example about computers you can contact the best person in that area through the Internet and get useful information for your research. However twenty years ago it was very different it would take much more time to get information from other resources. To summarize the interview he ended saying that the biggest impact of the Internet in our society is the flexibility and accessibility of information that Internet has provided to our society.


Teh Internet.Robert Flaney.1998
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