The Do It Yourself Era

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The World Wide Web created in 1989 has not only revolutionized the work, educational system, and entrepreneurship, but has boosted the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) mentality of consumers in the world today. Information is readily available for any type of project that you and your friends may want to tackle yourself, from something as complex as adding an extra bathroom to something as personal as teeth whitening at home. If you need a new shed in the backyard, a doghouse for that new puppy or just whiter teeth for your wedding day, the Internet can provide you with shopping resources so you can locate the best product or supplies and even experts who have created step by step instructions for how to do-it-yourself.

The Internet has also affected the educational system. Students are now able to take classes in just about anything you can imagine from the privacy of their own home using a computer and an Internet connection. This form of education creates a whole new generation of consumers who will soon be used to getting quality education not from an archaic physical educational facility with a leaky roof and average teachers but from an online environment where they can learn from teachers with real world experience and advanced degrees while communicating in real time with other students who are all over the world.

Entrepreneurship is the ultimate form of do-it-yourself but for business. Individuals who are fed up with working for someone else, who are looking to implement their great idea or who just want to be the captain of their own destiny look not only to entrepreneurship but to online entrepreneurial projects which are the ultimate in do-it- yourself projects.

So in this information age, whatever you want to know or need to know, the information is out there and it's easily accessible. Not surprising to find that one resulting effect of this information age, then is an increasing do-it-yourself mentality. Most people think of home improvement projects and repairs when they think about do-it-yourself however this I can do anything mentality even extends to simple things such as teeth whitening at home .

Do you see what I am getting at here? From teeth whitening at home to taking care of your career to furthering your education, it is now possible to take matters into your own hands and do it yourself. What are you waiting for? Why not start right away.

Source by RL James