Quoting Thomas L. Friedman from his worldwide bestseller Hot, Flat, and Crowded (2009), there are things we have to accept as an impact of economic development. Remember why we all accept breakfast, lunch and dinner as normal? This species did not understand what breakfast was until the first industrial revolution in the 17th century and “dinner” in the 19th century. For over two centuries, industrialization has changed our mornings and nights.
Technological advancement in telecommunications has also changed the world. It only took less than two decades before students all over the world had to shift their learning pattern: from library geeks to internet users. I was in the Netherlands several years ago to finish my master’s degree, and it was then when I saw almost no one looking for a book in an astonishing library. All they need is a desk with a power plug and a Wi-…