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Elections and Technology - Who Controls Who?
Author, Critical Voter
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The Internet May Be Changing Your Brain In Ways You've Never Imagined
"Once I was a scuba diver in the sea of words. Now I zip along the surface like a guy on a Jet Ski."
Human Work for the Robots' Future
Historian of religion in the U.S., author of over 60 books, sp...
After the recent week(s) in which media gave more attention to religion than at almost any other time, our
resources this week include no reference to religion, though their subject will have enormous consequences for religion in public and private life.
Can I Please Have Your Undivided Attention?
President and founder of iNK Think Tank, Inc. /children's nonf...
Many issues are too complex to be reduced to a sound bite. I worry that we will lose the ability to do deep thinking if we get addicted to constant interruption by the beeps of our seductive electronic devices.
The Attraction of Distraction
Brian K. Pinaire, Ph.D.
Writer, researcher, editor, and former tenured professor of po...
For me -- for the subject matter I teach and more importantly how I aspire to teach it -- gadgets are distractions. Attractive distractions, I concede; but still distractions.
WATCH: Is The Internet Changing Your Brain?
Cara Santa Maria
Is the internet bad for our brains? Is it affecting our ability to remember things, form meaningful relationships, or make decisions?
Your Brain On The Internet
HuffPost Science Correspondent Cara Santa Maria speaks with Nicholas Carr, author of The Shallows, about how the internet may be changing our brains.
Cloud Computing Is Greener
Founder, Winston Eco-Strategies; Author, "The Big Pivot" and c...
Finding providers and partners that can take some of your energy-using operations to scale, and manage them in a shared capacity, is good for your footprint and your bottom line.
Return To Slow Reading: Does the Internet Make Us Stupid?
Books Keep Kids' Grades Up; The Internet Makes Them Slide
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Nicholas Carr On Colbert: Multitasking Makes Us Worse At Multitasking (VIDEO)
Quench LA's Media Thirst?
Writer/Editor; Music Publisher
The LA media landscape just got richer. Joe Donnelly and Laurie Ochoa have joined forces to produce the debut issue of the quarterly
Slake Los Angeles
Droid Does Apps: Verizon Does Us All
Associate Professor of Communication and Media at Clarkson Uni...
It seems that we are all passive agents allowing companies like Verizon and AT&T to take control of our lives. I am their pawn.
Founder, The Skinny On book series and Street Smarts
I just finished reading Nicholas Carr's book,
Carr highlights what the internet does to our cognitive processes -- in his view, more bad than good.
How iPads Can Make Your Kids Smarter
Author and ghostwriter
From where we're sitting, it looks like we've become a nation of people who read all the time, even at the breakfast table. And surely that can't be all bad, can it?
on How Dumb You Are or Aren't
Founder and Chairman, Palo Alto Software
-colored trunks, Clay Shirky, NYU prof, author, intellectual. And for the
, Matt Richtel, of the San Francisco bureau, in Silicon-Valley-colored trunks. Let the games begin.
Nicholas Carr On The Web And Writing
Why "Talk" Culture will Destroy the World
Founder of iambik.com, LibriVox.org, and Bitesizeedits.com
Google Isn't (Necessarily) Making Us Stupid
Writer/Editor; Music Publisher
My own meditation practice -- which facilitates clarity and focus -- has benefited incalculably from Buddhist and other spiritual websites, blogs, lectures, readings, videos and guided meditations.
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