Chapter 15 On and Off the Internet
In this Chapter
- Getting onto the Web: who uses it—and why?
- The rise of misinformation
- Search engines worth your while
- Living with the Internet
The Internet—and, more specifically, the World Wide Web—is putting more information at your fingertips than you ever previously imagined existed. By now, you’re probably acutely aware of an ever-increasing number of topics and areas in which you cannot keep up. You can surf the Web for hours, but you pay a price. Is what you do on the Internet worth the time you spend? If you’re finding key information quickly, then yes. Anything else, and the answer is suspect.
Fortunately, you ...