The internet has evolved the way we all live. Everything can now be done in the comfort of your own home - from doing some grocery shopping to getting an education. For busy people who don’t have time to go to the mall or the grocery store, they can easily order their goods online and have them delivered to their door. For working parents, the internet has allowed them to get a degree in practically any field without having to sacrifice family time or work stability. Even for countries where there are no institutions of higher learning, as long as there is an internet connection, there is a access to education.
Now think about what were to happen if the internet never existed. People from around the world wouldn’t have the access to the unlimited amount of information the internet holds. Obtaining a degree while balancing family and work would be that much more difficult. Let’s take a look at how the world would be without the internet.
For many, it’s a scary thought. What if the internet simply disappeared tomorrow? What if all of the connections we held and activities we performed online were suddenly not available to us? These are questions that most would not want to answer even if they weren’t actively involved professionally online. Those of us who work online could be devastated.
In case you’re one of those who takes the world wide web for granted, here’s an infographic that takes us through the hypothetical scenario. The benefit, of course, is that more kids would go outside to play.
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