Nowadays, there is a growing popularity of Internet surfing on college campus.An increasing number of students, majoring either in science or engineering or in liberal arts,spend many hours surfing the Internet with keen interest everyday.
Internet surfing has attracted college students like magnets because it is the world of Internet and the world of globalization.First,with the global coverage of Internet,we can reach out and touch anyone at any place of the world.Via Internet,we can send and receive E-mails at any time much faster,cheaper and more effective than conventional means such as telephone,telex and fax.Next,via access to the home pages of libraries,universities,journals and news agencies,and research organizations,we can easily acquire all kinds of information,to know what is going on all over the world.Finally,by clicking the mouse,we are capable of doing such important things as shopping,finding jobs, making friends,down-loading files and programs,doing business, publishing papers and freely airing our opinions on all sorts of interesting issues.What is more,Internet offhrs many opportunities.For example,we can work,educate ourselves and communicate with others at home via Internet.
In the Information Age,it is difficuh to imagine modern life without Internet.With the rapid development of Information Technology industry, successful dot-com companies mushroomed everywhere.Internet is revolutionizing our economy,our society and our life.
How Will Our Life Go on without Internet?
If asked whether the Internet is the greatest discovery of the 20th century,my answer would be yes.The Internet has drawn the world closer together,realized countless incredible dreams,and provided modern people with a great many conveniences and a brilliant life.
Today,many people simply feel they cannot live without the Internet. Governments publish their latest policies and decisions online for worldwide recognition.Political campaigns are often done online to gain wider public support.Companies and enterprises resort to the Internet for more business opportunities and potential customers home and abroad. Universities and researchers turn to the Internet if they’d seek international cooperation or funding.Common folks like us also rely on the cyber world in various ways,for communication, entertainment,banking and shopping.
True,the power of the Internet is all pervasive and its many negative effects are already visible.For example,Internet addicts tend to withdraw to their own fantasy world rather than communicate with a real person. Children are exposed to online pornography and violence.Internet frauds are an everyday occurrence.In view of all this, you are advised to use the Internet with wisdom.Keep it at a safe distance and never lose yourself.