Monday, May 17, 2010

Google? Stupid?

Those are not words that most people think of using together. For some, "stupid google" would be an oxymoron. A recent article by Laura Miller -- "Yes, the Internet is Rotting Your Brains" -- showcases a new book by Nicholas Carr (The Shallows, What the Internet is doing to Our Brains) that expands on his 2008 article entitled "Is Google Making Us Stupid?" Some of his points are well taken. Others . . . Google has become my encyclopedia. However, I still read half a dozen hard-copy books each month. How are you programming your brain?

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