“They say a year in the Internet business is like a dog year... equivalent to seven years in a regular person's life. In other words, it's evolving fast and faster.”
Vinton Cerf

The internet has had a huge effect on the business world. Unless you have above-average skills with finding and using online information, you will be at a disadvantage as a business person or just as an employee in almost any job.

Learning to go beyond simple web searches using Google or Yahoo and learning to identify higher-quality information sources is a real-world skill you can bank on.