In this day and age, it’s hard to imagine life without the internet. Accessible via our PCs, laptops, tablets and phones, it has permeated society and transformed the way we go about our day to day business. But is it actually a good thing? DisCUss takes a look at the good and bad points of the worldwide web.
Good: You have an enormous library of information and resources at your fingertips
Bad: Not every source is reliable or trustworthy
How wonderful that almost all of the questions we ponder, from the sensible ‘where is my nearest takeaway’ to the inane ‘what would a chair look like if your knees bent the other way’ (actual search), can all be Googled in seconds. The internet is a powerful source of knowledge for all of us, certainly few students could imagine getting though their studies without this amazing research tool.
However, it is important to remember that not everything you see o
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