Books started to come out, dissecting the effects of the Net. A new one, entitled “The Shallows, What the Internet is doing to our brains” by Nicholas Carr.
(He argues that the sheer quantity of content piped into our living room – our 20th century camp fire – distracts us and anesthetizes our senses).
Now, another author took a serious look at the effects of the Internet.
And how it will, by sheer size, divert us from utilizing our cognitive skills such as introspection and reflection.
Data-rich, yet context-poor.
We will turn to be a civilization of multi-taskers, with up-to-the-minute news flashes and mash-ups…
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