Readers, I’m not going to lie to you. I’m not even going to pretend to lie to you. For as much as I don’t like change and whine about technology –  being over-connected to life/work, feeling guilty for not updating my blog, how I don’t want a phone that does more than make calls, how I like the idea of a Kindle but hate the idea of having to “plug something in” to read a “book,” etc. – there is one great truth to technology that SeeFox cannot deny: The internet is just awesome.

Lately, I’ve been all about it. Like love it. Like mad about it. Like Helen Hunt and Paul Reiser style. Like Coo-Coo for Cocoa Puffs. Like Jim Cramer style. Who’s Jim Cramer? Google it!

I had a hard enough time grasping the concept of boredom before the time that AOL first brought the web into our homes over the phone line. Now that we’re all connected so much faster, I can’t even fathom what boredom feels like. All you need is a pinch of curiosity about a topic  and you’re at the webpage you want before you’ve even finished typing!

Let’s say for a minute that I’m too stupid to boil water. I Google it and boom! Internet to the rescue.

Or maybe one day I’m pondering last names and I think, “I wonder how many American families have the last name of ‘Smith.'” Or maybe I want to know the median income of my state. Ka-blam-o, the internet has got your back.

Or maybe, just maybe, I’m curious about global economics and I want to compare the real GDP of several nations from the 1950s onward. The internet strikes again.

My point is that there is so much knowledge out there waiting to be tapped. All we need to do is be curious enough about our world to go looking around. Whatever you use the internet for, there is a fantastically large amount content out there that deserves to be explored.

Exploration is in human nature! The internet is one big explorable paradise. There’s all kinds of treasure waiting to be discovered. Get out there and go find something crazy!

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