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    " Internet plays a major role in modern day society being used for shopping, gaming, social media, research, reading and many other things. It is an online track to connect people all around the world, allowing ideas and knowledge to be shared in the blink of an eye. Basically the internet is a treasure chest full of delightful, harmful, hilarious, sensitive and private information. Privacy is an important matter to all people, especially in the digital age where 79% of Americans shop online

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    Humans have invented several tools that have proved helpful throughout history. But as we look back, we wonder, “What is the most important invention in human history?” There are many answers, but I undoubtedly believe that the wheel and axle is the most important invention in human history. The wheel and axle is one of the six simple machines, devices that change the direction or magnitude of a force. The wheel and axle consists of a wheel connected to a rod, so that when the rod rotates, the

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    Employers now have the ability to connect with their employees and associates around the world. The internet offers instant communication (Skype, email, and instant messaging) in a matter of seconds, we are virtually connected. Information is transported a at a more rapid pace. • More affordable means of doing business W. Michael Blumenthal, author of

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    The Shallows shows many points on the Internet. What Nicholas Carr says in the book is mostly faced towards how the internet is doing terrible things to our brains. Carr explains to the reader that ever since we have started inventing new things we have become lazier. I agree with Carr’s statement. When the internet was invented we had access to almost everything because of it. This made us able to learn about the Romans by looking it up on the internet instead of walking to the library and finding

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    Executive Summary Brief history: There are three main Industrial Revolutions namely the first Industrial Revolution, the Technological Revolution and the Digital Revolution. The fourth one is known as Industry 4.0. Industry 4.0: Industry 4.0 is the integration of the physical systems that are found in industry and incorporating it or them with the internet, this is also known as Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS). CPS: CPS is the physical world fusing with the internet or the virtual world, which makes

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    (2016) stated, “The internet reduces us to mindless clickers, racing numbly to the bottom of a bottomless feed; but done well, it has the potential to expand and augment the very contemplative space that we have prized in ourselves ever since we learned to read without moving our lips” (n.p.). The internet can be a bad thing if not used wisely but it can also be a great way to learn new information. LaFarge (2016) also describes the different ways reading has changed over history and he explains that

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    the cautious person when it comes to egregious things. Call me a fanatic. The Deep Web is one of them (also knows as the Dark Web) is a part of the World Wide Web which is usually inaccessible to the common man. What lurks behind this sector of the Internet is not very appealing or compelling to anyone, well not to normal people. Drugs, child abuse, hitmen, satanic content, cannibalism, human experiments, money laundering and fraud can all be found on the deep web. What really ‘skewers my kebabs’ is

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    The internet could be the most valuable invention that was made in the modern age. With the force of the web individuals basically can do anything. From learning how to cook to building a car. The possibility is endless. The modernization of the internet can have positive and negative effects on the world. The modernization of the web can have positive and negative consequences on the world. It is sure in light of the fact that it gives everyone the power to access any information, that they need

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    Postmodernism Essay

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    Introduction The rapid development of the internet has made it far beyond the nature of media. There is a completely different concept of thinking and lifestyle from the past. In the past 21th century, the characteristic of the internet became more and more obvious while is far-reaching impact on people's life. In 2010, "Note on Metamodernism" was published by Timotheus Vermrulen and Robin van den Akker pointed out that postmodernism has gradually receded for many reasons. At the meantime, the

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    Nicholas Carr’s Is Google Making Us Stupid? is a great overview of the impact the Internet is having on his (and others); life, habits, and possibly even the brain. The old days of having to spend hours researching a subject are long gone because of the Internet. Having such a powerful tool available at any time can be a good thing and a bad thing wrapped up in the same package. Home computer and smartphone ownership have been on a steady rise over the last couple decades, with most homes now having

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    Internet Privacy Threats

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    Internet plays a major role in modern day society being used for shopping, gaming, social media, research, reading and many other things. It’s an online track to connect people all around the world, allowing ideas and knowledge to be shared in the blink of an eye. Basically the internet is just a treasure chest full of delightful, harmful, hilarious, sensitive and private information. Privacy is an important matter to all people, especially in the digital age where 79% of Americans shop online. It

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    In 1988, the Internet was opened to the public. At that time, not many people were aware of what a huge impact the Internet would have on the lives of future generations and cultures. While it was at first widely accepted by many users because of its astonishingly convenient and unlimited access to information, the enthusiasm for the Internet has more recently diminished and even disappeared in some cases. Many people no longer view the Internet as a helpful tool, but more as a harmful weapon, attacking

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    Online communication becomes more common after the introduction of computers and the internet. People find it easy to exchange information electronically through email, fax, internet, and websites using computers and phones. Online communication is quick, convenient, and cheap, but risky when it comes to privacy. People share pictures, messages, medical information, shop online, and apply for jobs using the internet. For the last ten years, exchanging information using electronic format is gradually

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    Anonymity has been a hotly debated topic since anonymous expression has been possible. The debate on the ethical nature of anonymity has been exacerbated within the past twenty years with the rise of the internet and the impacts the internet holds. Many claim that the internet needs to be expunged of anonymity in the name of public safety, however others claim that anonymity is essential for freedom of expression. Every time a news story of harassment or cyberbullying comes to light, the freedom

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    evidences in his argument in order to convince the idea of the other people . I believe Carr’s argument is effective because he starts explaining how he feels when he is reading a book and immersing himself in a book. However now, because he uses Internet a lot, he loses his focus of attention after reading some pages. He compares about the past reading ability with the present like “The deep reading that used to come naturally has become a struggle” (Carr 57). Carr also tells that he is not the only

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    Understanding Changes In Technology & The Internet, In The U.S In The Late 20th Century And/or Early 21st Century (1980 – 2000’s) Abstract This paper explores the major political, social and economic changes from 1980 to present, most importantly changes in internet and technology in the U.S particularly during the late 20th Century. This paper defines “internet age”, how it developed particularly during the late 20th Century and/or early 21st Century (1980s – 200s) and more

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    The Internet today is rapidly taking over the importance of traditional news and information sources such as newspapers, radio and television in developed countries. Governments in non-democratic regimes and authoritarian societies usually have a certain form of control over traditional media, and together with the development of the Internet they, to various extents and successes, try to control and restrict this relatively new informational flow as well. In its 2015 report on Freedom in the World

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    Technology has always been a driving influence in the spread of ideas and culture. The printing press, radio, television, and finally Internet have each dwarfed their predecessors in significance. In countless ways the Internet has improved people’s access to information and the free spread of ideas. The lack of limitation inherent in most other forms of media has empowered users in unprecedented ways and given voices originally lost on closed ears a new global audience. Preserving this open architecture

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    Wikimedia's Weaknesses

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    WEAKNESSES Educated people tend to do not trust it Some articles are not very accurate Wikimedia and its related projects are not as famous as Wikipedia Less than 20% of contributors are women OPPORTUNITIES Uncapped markets open by the increasing Internet penetration desktop/mobile Mobile penetration opens up to fast-food information: easy to access anytime everywhere Visual is becoming increasingly important English speaking population is increasing

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    Happiness” by David Gelender speaks about the new age and how this generation is adapting to the new computing needs for humans. The question that I choose to focus on in Gelenders reading is “Has an old age ended, and are we, thanks to computers and the internet, living in a new one?”. The answer that is quite simple due to natural and biological means. There is no way that the old age had ended, sure we have more information, but we still have to rely on our body to do many functions for us. Sure Computers

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