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Carr writes about humans tendency to adapt to our inventions. From literacy though maps and clocks up to computers and the internet. Read morePublished 1 day ago by vsegell
The Shallows: A Pessimistic View on a Technological World.
When reading Carr’s “The Shallows” for a graduate course, I found it relatively interesting and informative. Read more
The technology we take for granted today used to be called 'the LSD of the 90's, in the 1990's! LSD is a double edged sword, but that's another subject... Read morePublished 7 days ago by Halifax Student Account
An insightful look at what the instant gratification mentality is doing to our ability to solve complex problems.Published 8 days ago by Ben Apple
Thought provoking, historically enlightening and helped me realize that some of my reservations about becoming too dependent on the internet and electronic devices are not... Read morePublished 10 days ago by Gayle Gilmore
...my brain. I hate the idea that there's a neural trade-off between reading a physical book versus a digital medium. Read morePublished 17 days ago by Jonathan Wallace
The Shallows is an intelligent, well developed overview of how the internet and social media are changing how our brains work and our ability to relate to each other. Read morePublished 26 days ago by Sally D. Bailey
Both neuroscience and the social sciences have come to an agreement that "the medium is NOT the message" yet Carr tries to revive Mcluhan's theory. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Richard
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Interesting. Instead of taking 5 seconds to understand how the publishing industry works, instead you insult the author. Publishing companies, like every other company in the world, do what they can to optimize their profits. This is how we operate under capitalism. It's a beautiful thing. ... Read More
Jun 6, 2010 by JM | See all 5 posts
|Internet makes us stupid or is it really up to us to train ourselves to...||
Stefania, an excellent point for consideration.
You say, "...it is up to us to become aware of the level of and upscale our information processing skills to match the potentials of technology and train ourselves to become powerful knowledge workers "
Ideally, yes -- but for... Read More
Jun 21, 2010 by William Timothy Lukeman | See all 8 posts
|The most outrageous Kindle price!||
agreed....I haven't purchased yet because of that.
Jun 21, 2010 by J. Martens | See all 2 posts