Nicholas Carr: Does the Internet Make You Dumber?

Does the Internet Make You Dumber?

The Roman philosopher Seneca may have put it best 2,000 years ago: "To be everywhere is to be nowhere." Today, the Internet grants us easy access to unprecedented amounts of information. But a growing body of scientific evidence suggests that the Net, with its constant distractions and interruptions, is also turning us into scattered and superficial thinkers.

 


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Original Title: Does the Internet Make You Dumber?

External source: Wall Street Journal

Author: Nicholas Carr

Publication date: 06/05/2010


Author: Digital Curator

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