by Ed Yourdon
What hasn't the Internet made easier? It has single-handedly made communication more fluid, music easier to exchange, business work more efficiently, and information easy to access and research. It has also opened up a whole new way to be entertained. From small little home-made videos and playlists to free indie films, to free movie sites online, our entertainment is endless.
Seriously, a few years ago none of this was even popular. As television started uploading content online, and soon after came movies. Now you have services and websites that allow you to watch free full movies online. It is an unbelievable phenomenon but one that totally changed the game. Think about it. Long ago you had to think of a movie you wanted to watch, leave your home and go find it either to purchase or to rent. It was even more inconvenient when you made that journey only to find that that specific film or bunch of films you wanted were not in stock or unavailable.
Now all you actually have to do is turn on your computer, browse the web and viola, you have something to entertain you. It doesn't matter if they're funny videos online or feature flicks, you are guaranteed hours of amusement and it is all at your fingertips. There is even the option to sign up for services that give your monthly access to watch whatever you like. And they'll recommend amazing things that are in line with your tastes. You being able to look quickly through your options helps to give ideas when you are unsure exactly what you want to watch. It just makes everything so much more convenient and less stressful.
Streaming features also allow you to stay as lazy as you want. Keep your pajamas on, relax on the couch or the bed, and enjoy your movie in the comfort of your home. This is even nicer on rainy days. When the Internet has provided us with so many wonderful things, what would possess you not to use it to its full advantage? After all, you have access to so much and it is probably better than anything you will find locally anyway. And the other thing is that online licensing means you get a constant flux of choices. The selections will continue to expand and shift so that new things will become available with patience.
Take this time to consider why online viewing has become so popular. Isn't it obvious?