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Shallows

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Nicholas Carr's piece in the Atlantic:

http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2008/07/is-google-making-us-stupid/6868/

 

Sympathetic review by Dr. Russell Arben Fox:

http://inmedias.blogspot.com/2010/05/nicholas-carrs-shallows.html

 

Clay Shirky's responses:

http://www.britannica.com/blogs/2008/07/why-abundance-is-good-a-reply-to-nick-carr/

http://www.britannica.com/blogs/2008/07/why-abundance-should-breed-optimism-a-second-reply-to-nick-carr/

 

Pinker's "calm down" op-ed:

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/11/opinion/11Pinker.html

 

Are You Hooked on Technology?
http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/06/07/are-you-hooked-on-technology/

 

Teacher MaryBeth Hertz "I miss my old brain" (and comments from others):
http://philly-teacher.blogspot.com/2010/08/i-miss-my-old-brain.html

 

Christopher Chabris' and Daniel Simons' "calm, clear, sane refutation of the 'internet is making us dumber' argument" (via Cathy Davidson):

http://bit.ly/nobrainrot

 

Scott Rosenberg:

"The other big problem with Carr’s case against links lies in that ever-suspect phrase, 'studies show.' Any time you hear those words your brain-alarm should sound: What studies? By whom? What do they show? What were they actually studying? How’d they design the study? Who paid for it?"

http://www.wordyard.com/2010/08/30/in-defense-of-links-part-one-nick-carr-hypertext-and-delinkification/

 


 

11-21-10 NYT

Growing Up Digital, Wired for Distraction: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/21/technology/21brain.html

 

Cathy Davidson (@catinstack):

http://www.hastac.org/blogs/cathy-davidson/why-doesnt-anyone-pay-attention-anymore

 

Jonathan Martin (@jonathanemartin):

http://21k12blog.net/2010/11/26/engaging-not-distracting-the-digital-generation-responding-to-the-time-wired-piece/

 

Don Tapscott (@dtapscott)

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/don-tapscott/whats-wrong-with-the-new-_b_787819.html

 

Megan Garber:

http://www.niemanlab.org/2010/11/attention-versus-distraction-what-that-big-ny-times-story-leaves-out/

 

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