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The author has described precisely and in readable fashion exactly what our love affair with the Internet is doing to us as humans. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Kenneth Veit
I'm willing to bet that most people who read this book are like me, and already share some sympathy with the author's perspective and thesis. Read morePublished 21 days ago by Joe
I went into this book expecting an anti-technology rant announcing the collapse of our society (as mindless twits walk into water fountains because their eyes are glued to a tiny... Read morePublished 23 days ago by mikephd80
Carr writes about humans tendency to adapt to our inventions. From literacy though maps and clocks up to computers and the internet. Read morePublished 26 days 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 1 month ago by Halifax Student Account
An insightful look at what the instant gratification mentality is doing to our ability to solve complex problems.Published 1 month ago by Ben Apple
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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