The use of internet has increased and improved during the past years, it has become an essential part of our lives, Therefore many people depend on the internet for Communication, entertainment, answers to our questions and many times to make decisions for us. For some of us it affects the traditional way of things, in the text "Is Google Making Us Stupid by Nicholas Carr, Carr brings to light the positive and negative effects of internet use. Nicholas Carr Implies that the use of internet has made us lazy and has affected the way we process our thoughts, he effectively expresses the issue of the effects of internet and then support his debate with another argument of why internet use is beneficial. On the other hand in the text "Why I blog" by Andrew Sullivan, he only focuses on one aspect of the internet and his personal opinion of why he blogs. The internet affects users in many ways, we have become dependent on the internet, and it has become an important asset to our daily lives.
Ultimately the Internet can significantly enhance a person’s self- identification, closer relationships with friends, and bonding with the world. However many negatives come with that from health issues to job performance. It is extremely important that we have control over our internet usage and realize how to use it effectively. A few ways to improve your internet usage is limiting your computer time every week. Another way to avoid the internet is to get involved.
People are becoming too reliable upon the Internet. Naish also makes it clear that instead of actually researching information based on books people are using the Internet. Wästlund, Norlander, and Archer fully support the hypothesis that because of technology the quality of life has decreased. This source of information explains the importance of the internet paradox that the world is starting to notice more and more every day. It dives deep into details about a study that designed guidelines for the harming internet use of people.
The internet provide you the opportunity to do thing faster and more connection to others, yet the internet also affect your personal privacy. Privacy is important to everyone. He concludes his point and his survey seems to fit with Dave Egger’s novel: “the Internet use led to negative outcomes for the individual user, such as increases in depression and loneliness, and neglect of existing close relationships” (Bargh 580). For instance, Mae transparent affect
Therefore, the internet helps in the success of the American people. No matter if you are an internet junkie or you can’t stand the thought of the internet, there is no denying that the internet has changed the world as we know it. It is up to us as the users of the internet to make sure that it is used for good. Too much of anything is not good for people and that is relatable to the internet. Too much internet can cause bad social habits that become unbreakable and will stunt social development for kids everywhere.
To our knowledge, internet has become a basic need of our generation today because it seems that people can survive without food but can’t survive without internet. Since the internet gives us access to endless information, not many people know the limits of it or when they have reached their limit. Research by Harlina et al. (2015) supports the fact that students use the internet to obtain course-related information, communications and finishing assignments. They also want us to be aware that there are negative effects of internet use on the academic life of a student if they are unable to control their internet use for these social interaction or entertainment (Harlina et al., 2015).
It wasn’t until recently that I took reading from the screen to paper. After reading The Shallows by Nicholas Carr he stated the words I wanted to avoid. I was lazy and I was the typical American... ... middle of paper ... ...things are moving more and more online. In ¾ of my classes the majority of the homework and quizzes are being of done online and during my last term one of my instructors predicted that the schools will begin to have more and more online classes as it less costly. While digitalizing has made our lives easier and is a better resource we may be taking it too far in the years to come.
The Internet is changing our lives by making us process information differently from the way we processed information in the past. In the article “Is Google Making Us Stupid? What the Internet is doing to our brains" by Nicholas Carr, he finds the Web to be a valuable tool, but he thinks it's having a bad effect on his concentration. Carr finds that people are losing concentration easier than before, and instead of reading material, they are skimming through it (Carr 58). This may be due to web pages being studded with links and people skipping over important text.
The negative impact of Internet on behavioral changes in users In fact, internet has a considerable impact on the behavior of individuals and their way of thinking. Scientists say juggling e-mail, phone calls and other incoming information can change how people think and behave. They say human ability to focus is being undermined by bursts of information (Richtel, 2010). In fact, internet can cause the information overload in users because they have access to the huge amount of information which human brain seem to be hardly able to p... ... middle of paper ... ...t and telecommunication systems along with mass media, people will hardly be ever refuse from internet, unless a new, more progressive technology emerges. At the moment, the impact of Internet on human brains and the way of thinking is obvious and almost irrevocable but the impact can apparent its effects in a long-run perspective.
There are many theories regarding the Internet today and whether it is actually providing benefit to our world, or causing more problems than its worth. The more we progress the more others, it seems, are left behind. The Internet truly has its positive aspects. From instant information at ones fingertips to the ability to communicate across the world at the cost of a local phone call, one can easily argue that the Internet has improved our world. But as in many cases, the negative aspects of a modern innovation are more easily exploited by those who consciously or not, are destroying our environment.