There have many discoveries and inventions throughout human history such as the wheel, printing technology and motored vehicles. Although it is said that the internet is one important invention, I would argue that it is far from being the most momentous one.
It is true that in the digital era, the internet is a source of information storage and dissemination, which facilitates our lives to a great extent. For example, we can upload our important materials as pdf or rar files onto Google drive and can have instant access to them whenever and wherever we are. Besides, the internet is the platform on which various marvelous softwares and services are based on. Facebook, for instance, is the most popular way of exchanging information among friends and family members. Without the internet connection, people would be isolated and the world might become a distant place for everyone.
However, there exist other equally valuable and irreplaceable inventions. The first one worthy of consideration is electricity. All electronic devices operate by electricity and in its absence, the internet would have never been invented in the first place. In addition, for the internet to become popular, we have to mention the invention and prevalence of smartphones and other intelligent devices. Today, billions of people are using their smartphones to send messages, log on Google to search for information, post statuses on Facebook. Without this device, the internet would be much less known, and few people might recognize its existence.
In conclusion, the internet gives us enormous benefits, and yet other discoveries and inventions that are equally important. Each invention is significant in its own way and without one, the others will not be invented.
Nguồn: DOL English