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    What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains

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    I stumbled across this book by Nicholas Carr in a second hand book store and I was wondering if any of you have read it?

    I skimmed the book and I think he presents a thesis that our 'tools' shape our way of thinking and the internet, which presents fragmented, and often skimmed information, is shaping our brains into fragmented and shallow thinking.

    I think it may follow in the vein of 'Amusing Ourselves to Death' by Neil Postman, but with more up to date technology.

    BTW, I'm aware of the irony of skimming a book warning about the dangers of skimming information.

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    Speaking as someone who spends far too much time online, it's bad for you kids... don't need any book to tell me that.

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