Computers and the internet have become too mainstream to ignore. Electronic writing may never completely replace printed text, but its use is becoming increasingly more popular. In Into the Electronic Millennium, Sven Birkerts lists language erosion as his number one fear of “an all-electronic future (70).” “The complexity and distinctiveness of spoken and written expression, which are deeply bound to traditions of print l... ... middle of paper ... ...tion. Electronic text is redefining our idea of what a writer is. It allows anyone with enough time and desire to post their writing on the internet.
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At any rate "the movement to embrace new technology will not be a movement from something natural or human to something artificial—from nature to technology," and George Landow puts it, "since writing and printing books are about as technological as one can be (Landow 219)." The World Wide Web has just given us a different forum to experience text we have come to love and depend on. Works Cited Tribble, Evelyn B. & Anne Trubek, ed. Writing Material: Readings from Plato to the Digital Age.
Of course giving a big thanks to modern day cryptography, business via the internet has grown monumentally allowing people to buy things from their home. According to the US Department of Commerce, internet sales in 2015 accrued around 347 billion dollars which was an increase of 14.7 percent from the previous year. Of course companies such as Amazon have been revolutionizing the online shopping process, making online commerce much more simpler and cheaper. PayPal is also an interesting example of a technological inflection regarding internet commerce. Throughout the years, PayPal has become the main transaction source for many buyers and merchants expanding the idea of commerce through the internet.
He envisioned a network of computers, called the galactic network, which would allow humans to be able to share information instantly. Overtime this is how the internet developed, as many of these networks that shared all kinds of data starting popping up around the globe. In 1995- fifteen million people were connected, by the year 2000- three hundred and fifty people were connected, by 2005- over 1 billion were connected and right now there are more than 3 billion people are connected to the internet! The growth of the internet has not only been quantitative, it has gone from being unorganized and asocial to being active, alerting us to things of interest, massively social, connecting us with the world and is filled with search engines that can help us reach information of our personal choice. Social networks which connect us with worldly knowledge are also fairly new.