The internet has given a new perspective to dating. All the days of waiting for someone special to walk into your life are gone, thanks to online online dating. with the availability of free online dating websites gives an endless amount of people to meet. There are several advantages with this form of dating, but there are also many disadvantages to be aware of before deciding to go into the world of online dating. About 81% of online dating users lie about either their height, weight or age in their dating profiles.
One thing that really stood out to me when Carr talks about the Intellectual Technology is the internet sites or brands that conquer the Internet. Some examples of this is Netflix, Amazon, and Ebay where the big companies take over the internet. Stores where people would use to shop in, and buy things what is now all online. As he wraps up he shows what we are losing with the internet being our main information source.
The Influence of Technology In the essay, “Is Google Making Us Stupid?” Nicholas Carr argues that utilization of the internet has an adverse effect on our way of thinking and functioning in everyday life. Whether it be reading a newspaper, or scrolling through Facebook, internet media has forever stamped its name in our existence. Carr explains to us that the internet is a tool used every single day in today’s society, but also makes most of us complacent with the ease of having the world at our fingertips. He starts his argument by telling us the effect the internet has had on him and others he has come across. The internet has changed his train of thought and his ability to focus and concentrate.
Since the advent of the personal computer, the amount of information and interconnectedness between people has dramatically increased. With one click of a button someone could go from checking the scores of their favorite football team to conversing with a friend anywhere in the world. In “Is Google Making Us Stupid” by Nicholas Carr, he explores the consequences of the massive amounts of information one can obtain via the internet. While I agree with Carr on the effects the internet has on how people read, there is a limit to the amount of people the internet actually affects. Throughout his paper Carr continually provides evidence that supports his claim that the amount of information that the internet provides is changing the way people
Barnett-Bey points out that television and the internet are big components to why reading is now being taken for granted. My literacy story is similar to Barnett-Bey’s because I would also skim through a book instead of reading it just to get the homework or the assignment done. Today there are many distractions like television and social media that keeps us from enjoying reading and even reading at all. Now everyone is too busy watching TV and scrolling through social media. Barnett-Bey claims, “The enjoyment of reading, or reading for pleasure has been replaced in our fast-paced society with the internet, and television” (333).
Even in the terms of dating, technologies find its way. Dating sites and applications has been created year 1995. Online Dating is a way for people to find and contact each other through the Internet to arrange a date, usually with the goal of developing a personal and romantic relationship. Online dating allow users to create a profile and uploading personal information including age, gender, sexual orientation, location, and appearance. Once a profile has been created, members can view
We all know that shopping at stores requires us to go to mall or department stores in buying supplies and spend our money. Now we live in the age of internet and buying things can now be done by clicking a mouse. Because of the numerous benefits of shopping online more and more people these days prefer online shopping over conventional shopping. But which one gives us the best benefits? Our discussion centered on three differences between shopping at stores and shopping online.
We went from having runners, homing pigeons, smoke signals, Morse code, Pony Express, telegraph, Hush-a-Phone, Ethernet to Wi-Fi. With the progress of Information and Communication Technology, we no longer have to wait for several days or even months to receive a message from the other side of the world but now all this has changed. Thanks to the internet with few clicks we can now talk and see people using simple software and devices that fit our pocket. Sending text messages or instant messages in the comfort of our house or anywhere we want. You can easily share pictures, videos or even broadcast live video on your private social media account on which your selected group of people can comment.
Online dating has now become the new way of finding prospective partners, and the internet has made dating more convenient so that anyone can choose to no longer go out and spend money trying to impress someone. For those who are shy, this is the perfect way to screen a potential person. There are numerous websites with millions of subscribers, who are willing to pay fees every month, so they may look for their perfect matches. A few examples would be; OkCupid, Badoo, Zoosk, BlackPeopleMeet, PlentyOfFish, Tinder, Match.com, Eharmony.com, and so much more. Today we will discuss old and recent events that occurred to various victims who were scammed into fast money through a variety of romance scams.