– Greatest invention speech.
1969 - Neil Armstrong was the first man to walk on the moon, the beetles performed there last concert and the invention that would change future generations lives forever was born, the internet. Can you imagine a world today without the internet? It’s just not possible. Without question the internet is the most useful, time saving, informative invention to mankind. The internet opens fascinating opportunities and allows tasks that would have once taken days to complete to now be done in a matter of seconds with the click of a finger. Each day that passes there are many more prosperous additions being added to improve our internet experience even more and make not only our virtual life easier but also day to day reality. You can access the internet just about everywhere and anywhere through devices such as your phone, ipod or laptop. One man alone did not create the internet but it has evolved over the years from some of the smartest brains put together to help give us the internet that we know today. Since 2002 the number of internet users has quadrupled. Web browsers make it easier for us to find exactly what we are looking for in a matter of seconds and displays it right in front of us in order of relevance. The first really usable web browser wasn't launched until 1993, but by 1995 we had Amazon, by 1998 Google, and by 2001, Wikipedia, at which point there were 513 million people online. Today the figure is more like 2.3 billion. Which, when you think about it is a crazy statistic. The internet provides answers to even the most challenging questions, whenever you need a answer the first thing that pops into your head is too “google it.” And bam there you have it. Right in front of your eyes. Without the internet, you would have to spend millions on books and encyclopaedias as well as hours searching through them to try and find out even a small proportion of what you can find online. Whereas the cost of online content is free...
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