Is Googling Making You Smarter or Dumber?
80% of web active humanity uses Google search engine every day. The question arises â€“ is googling making you smarter, dumber or nothing of
that? Usually we use search engines to find information on the worldwide web. Therefore search engines are fantastic tools that help us get to the
sources of information we need. While the information itself surely makes you learn new stuff, the process of finding that information remains to be a
waste of time. What do we mean by â€œWaste of timeâ€•?
Take a minute of your time, a piece of paper and a pen. Write down the amount of time you spend daily on the internet. For your information:
According to the IDC Institute, you spend on average 32.7 hours per week online. Then take from that number the time you spend online watching
Youtube, reading documents, listening to musicâ€¦ take away all the time you spend on different websites.
The remaining time is the time you spend solely for entering keywords into your search engine, clicking search function and skipping through pages of
results. You will be surprised to find out that you spend approximately 7 hours weekly just for searching the web, without opening any websites.
Now do a little test by yourself. Imagine yourself in one of the following life situations (and think about the importance of those 7 lost hours weekly):
1.)	You are a student. Imagine you have one hour daily more on your disposal for studying? After a year of studying this can quickly result in passing
your exams much faster and with higher grades.
2.)	You are an average guy with an average income. One additional hour daily may easily help you learn a second or a third language within a year.
Think about it! How would that increase your chances of promotion or even open you doors to new, better paying job opportunities.
3.)	You are a hard working businessman. Lifelong learning is a must if you want to stay competitive on the market. One hour appearing out of nothing
could easily mean you will be home with your