75% of people agree that the internet makes people smarterThe newest poll results in the US indicated that 75% of Internet users believed that the Internet heightens and increases human intelligence, and that this would make people smarter in the next ten years.
In addition, two-thirds felt that the Internet improves reading and writing capabilities.
However, 21% of those surveyed felt that the cons of the Internet outweighed its pros.
Surfing the Internet all day may make people dumber, and even lower the IQ of some heavily-dependent users.
Winter break is almost over. Ben is writing his homework at the very last moment, like always. Ben's mother Gina is asking about his progress after dinner.
Gina: Are you done with your homework yet? I could tutor you.
Ben: I'm almost done. I'd like to ask you a question about my science homework.
Gina: What's the question?
Ben: Are orangutans and baboons the same sort of animal?
Gina: I think they're probably different.
Ben: What's different about them?
Gina: One's more like a monkey, and the other more human-like.
Ben: How do you differentiate them?
Gina: I'm not really sure either.
Ben: Looks like it's faster to look for answers on Google than from you.
2010-03-04 20:11 编辑：kuaileyingyu
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