The internet, once a buzzword reserved for email, chat rooms and gimmicky search engines, is now consuming hours of our lives every day. Social Media, online shopping, video streaming, 24-hour news channels, comment sections, dozens of blogs about your 3rd favorite hobby, it’s an infinite resource of knowledge, all for free.
But is anything in life truly free? Are paying for the internet with our time, privacy, productivity, memory capacity, family relationships and ability to be OK with certain unknowns in life?
Inspired by the growing NoSurf movement and medical diagnoses of internet addiction, will be having a guided discussion about the true cost of the internet on our species as a whole.