The Internet has allowed for the creation of thousands of new ways to give, both time and money.
Had to really bid it up on the Internet to get it.
Between that Westlake guy checking his stocks and his Internet auctions and now Joseph and his brother, I hardly get time to do my own business.
He and Fred began chattering away about past bargains found and Internet profits reaped.
To be perfectly clear, I am not saying the Internet and technology will solve every human ill.
I been trying to find out some poop about that guy on the Internet but it's a whole lot easier checking out hundred year old folks than living ones.
Sometimes she was sad and then minutes later she was searching the internet for baby things.
Frustrated, she searched the Internet for Dr. Williams until she found the eminent neurologist, whose picture she recognized.
The Internet has made distributing music easy and has unleashed an astonishing amount of new material.
We spent the balance of our time formulating what I should say to Merrill Cooms and pouring over Internet maps.
He closed the door to Brandon Westlake and told the old photographer-antique collector to come back after nine o'clock, claiming a need to do his own Internet work.
Between Betsy's internet searching and Quinn's calculations the location we sought was found.
That evening they discussed plans for her horse ranch and his safari - even researched on the internet together.
My point is: While the Internet does all those things, it is not accurate to say the Internet is only any one of them.
The Internet has only touched the tip of the iceberg here.
From what Fred says after snooping on the Internet, Mr. Westlake is quite wealthy.
The box, advertised as containing Ouray, Colorado correspondence from the last century and "other items of local interest," was offered via the Internet at three hundred dollars.
She was a brilliant hacker and familiar enough with the underground internet forums to find him new hunting grounds and blood exchanges.
Today, success still requires good execution, but the larger question is: "Can you discover and fulfill a hitherto-unknown, latent desire in people that the Internet enables?"
And in our Internet Renaissance, aren't we seeing an explosion of these same things at a spectacularly more massive scale?
So the simple fact that all the information in the world may soon be available to everyone via the Internet does not end ignorance, just as the existence of a library in your city doesn't end ignorance.
And that is why, if we are to use the Internet and technology to end ignorance, we still need people like Jim Haynes.
Consider just a few of the mechanisms by which the Internet promotes trade that otherwise would not have occurred.
Betsy read a notice on the Internet a day later that the culprit was beaten and in serious condition, after allegedly resisting arrest.
Betsy remained down in the dumps over Martha's departure but per usual, she successfully researched the Internet and found directions to eight different camping parks in the area.
Grasso bought a dark blue van on the Internet and the guy delivered it here.
He paced the Bird Song nest, glancing at his watch every thirty seconds and grumbling about time being money on his Internet auctions.
He soon returned to announce that he was unable to confirm Josh Mulligan's death via the Internet social security death records.
I guess you can find anything on the Internet, can't you?
No one said it, but internet research indicated that a coma which lasted more than two weeks might become permanent.
Maybe I can fish around on the Internet and dig up some poop.
But the five phenomena I chose to tackle in this book are among the great blights on humanity that I believe the Internet and technology will help solve.
I submit that the Internet is not defined in that way because it is a technology without an implicit purpose.
And I think that helps explain why no one quite foresaw the rise of the Internet: because it doesn't have an offline corollary of its own.
And when we say, "The Internet is an electronic store," this is true.
The Internet does not, like the car, have a single essence.
We are at the point, finally, where we are seeing uses of the Internet that have no offline corollary.
And that leads us to a critical question: Who decides what we will make the Internet do?
In these early days of the Internet Renaissance, the number of great masters is in the tens of thousands, not the hundreds.
The Internet is not unique in solving for this access to information.
Search engines have done a fabulous job tackling this problem, even given the vast, vast, amounts of information added to the Internet every day.
And I think that is what the Internet will deliver.