The Shallows: How the Internet is Changing the Way We Think, Read, and Remember

The Shallows: How the Internet is Changing the Way We Think, Read, and Remember

Nicholas Carr


during this ground-breaking and compelling publication, Nicholas Carr argues that now not given that Gutenberg invented printing has humanity been uncovered to any such mind-altering expertise. The Shallows attracts at the most recent study to teach that the internet is actually re-wiring our brains inducing merely superficial knowing. consequently there are profound adjustments within the method we are living and speak, consider and socialise - even in our very belief of ourselves. through relocating from the depths of idea to the shallows of distraction, the net, it kind of feels, is de facto fostering lack of knowledge. The Shallows isn't really a manifesto for luddites, nor does it search to show again the clock. particularly it's a revelatory reminder of ways a ways the net has develop into enmeshed in our day-by-day life and is affecting the best way we predict. This landmark e-book compels us all to appear anew at our dependence in this all-pervasive expertise.

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