Is Google and Technology Making us Stupid?
Thanks to the internet, more specifically Google, we have all the information in the world right on the tips of our fingers. Type in the most suitable keywords and you are opened up to a sea of information regarding anything and everything you need to know. While this is the best thing that could have happened for people who want to widen their avenue of knowledge, it is also the cheat’s way out for people to lazy to enrich their minds. Whenever you need to know something, just Google it and forget it. You will never have to memorize another thing again.
Always Googling it:
The phrase “Just Google It” has almost become an anthem for the millennials and maybe for the other generations too. Keeping this in mind, the question that arises here is, is Google making us stupid? To find the exact answers to this, here is a comprehensive study on the pros and cons of using technology, particularly, Goole.
Pros of using Google’s information rich technology:
There are multiple advantages that you can put yourself on the receiving end of by using a search engine as intelligent and forward as Google. Some of these advantages include-
The question made above, still holds its grounds. Are all these advantages substituting our intellect and our will to work harder in the right direction? Here under are a few disadvantages of the technology.
Cons of using Google’s information rich technology:
Some of the most noted disadvantages of the system are-
The aim of Google is to help you build your own base of knowledge and use that same knowledge to facilitate different aspects of your personal and professional lives. Using the technology in the wrong way will only make you increasingly dependent on it and also stupid, using it wisely, will help you reap the benefits.