It’s a great conversation starter to ask what if someone went back in time and killed Hitler, or if a giant meteor struck Branson, Mo., or if George Baily had never been born, or if an unlettered military deserter became president of the U.S. Those what ifs are all for fun. Here’s a serious one to consider: What if there were no Internet?
The handy thing is that you don’t have to rack your imagination to figure out what the world would be like without everybody’s favorite system of tubes. The folks at http://www.onlineeducation.net/ have done all the research and in what is destined to become a classic infographic, they’ve told us exactly how our world would be without the Net. It’s not a pretty picture, but all the same, we’re happy to pass the graphic along to you: