The shallows : what the Internet is doing to our brains /

"Is Google making us stupid?" When Nicholas Carr posed that question he tapped into a well of anxiety about how the Internet is changing us. He also crystallized one of the most important debates of our time: As we enjoy the Net's bounties, or are we sacrificing our ability to read an...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Carr, Nicholas G., 1959-
Format: Book
Published: New York : W.W. Norton, 2011
Edition:Norton paperback edition
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Table of Contents:
  • Prologue: The watchdog and the thief
  • Hal and me
  • The vital paths
  • A digression: On what the brain thinks about when it thinks about itself
  • Tools of the mind
  • The deepening page
  • A digression: On Lee de Forest and his amazing audion
  • A medium of the most general nature
  • The very image of a book
  • The juggler's brain
  • A digression: On the buoyancy of IQ scores
  • The church of Google
  • Search, memory
  • A digression: On the writing of this book
  • A thing like me
  • Epilogue: Human elements