What can you do on the Internet?
- "Electronic Mail:"...send the president an e-mail message ("firstname.lastname@example.org")
- "Information:"...find information on any subject imaginable
- "Programs:"...thousands of free programs are available
- "Entertainment:"...travel around the world
- "Discussion Groups:"...exchange messages with groups of individuals who share common interest
- "Online Shopping:"...order goods and services without leaving your desk
- Humor...jokes to lighten your day
- News...keep track of what is happening around the world
- Sports...keep track of your favorite sports
- Art...gaze on some of the world's most famous art work
- Science...share in the discoveries of space
pp 6-7 of "Internet and World Wide Web Simplified" (1995). IDG Books Worldwide, Inc.: Foster City, CA.
"Day 1" Home Page How does it work? Who pays for it? What can you do on it? What hardware, software and access providers to you need to use it?