The Utilities and Evils of the Internet
Internet means a computer-based network of information systems. The activities of the Internet are very smooth, easy, and rapid. A man can dial a number from his computer and a link to the Internet will soon give him a connection in and outside of the country according to his expectation.
This invention of modern science has made it possible for us to enter into a world of limitless choice. It has made the whole world a global village. We can communicate or may get any kind of information with the help of the Internet. Uses of the Internet are worldwide.
There is something for every man on the Internet. We can get information about new books, movies, the latest news, music, medicine, an invention, etc. from in. With the help of the Internet, it is possible to send mail electronically to any part of the world. It is cheap and easy and there is no hassle with stamps and envelopes.
Another advantage is that we can see e-mail whenever we want. This is not all. We can send pictures and even sends messages. For a businessman, there is a trade net that gives business contacts all over the world. As well as a variety of information covering all aspects of the business.
We may use the computer as a fax machine too. Just by sending the e-mail instructions to a fax gateway server and it will send our message to the given fax number. The Internet is a magic tool with which we can participate in real-life conversations where we can see each other and hear voices.
But to utilize this facility, the participants must have some cards, microphones, and cameras in their computers. Another characteristic of the Internet is that it gives freedom to chat with anyone, join any group, create our own group, our own book, our own music, etc.
All these have made the Internet a popular technical wizard for freedom of expression and creation. The time is not far when people will not need to go anywhere and will do every work through the Internet whether it is studying or traveling.
Thus in view of the various kinds of uses of the Internet, it is hoped that science will develop this system further and make it more efficient for the benefit of mankind.