What Do You Do Online?

The mighty Internet.  It has unquestionably changed life on this planet.  I would wager that there has been no other single innovation that has impacted present generations as much as the simple idea of allowing computers to communicate with each other across the globe.  Also, it allows myself and countless others to support ourselves and our families.  All because computers can talk to other computers. Anyone over 25-ish years old likely remembers pre-Internet life.  Google was spelled “googol” and existed merely as a humble noun, not the mis-spelled noun/verb combo that we all know and love today.  If you wanted to acquire new knowledge or information and lacked someone whom you could outright ask, your options were to either to crack open an encyclopedia or visit the library.  Of course a visit to the library in those days involved a long walk in the snow that was oddly uphill both to and from the library.  Barefoot.  Shoes weren’t invented yet, either.  Times were very odd in the pre-Internet days, kiddos! Though I’d certainly give a shout-out to anyone who remembers playing Legend of the Red Dragon on a 2400 baud modem connected to a local area BBS back in the day, this post is actually not about the old days of the Internet.  Rather, I’d like to discuss what people use the Internet for in the present day.  We...

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