The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains by Nicholas Carr
Do I really need to describe this one? Surely you all can google a description :)
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Couple of things. The NYT book review of The Shallows isn't far off on the group consensus take on the book: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/06/books/review/Lehrer-t.html?_r=0
And here is the study arguing about the decline of empathy: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=what-me-care
1 · February 27, 2013
For folks who were interested in library history:
1 · February 26, 2013
Fantastic book. Looking forward to the discussion tonight.
0 · February 25, 2013
My yes is a maybe, I am hoping to come back to town that night (and it's 4 days before my lease is up, eek!)
0 · February 5, 2013
It's been a while since I'm gone to a genteXt meetup, but I'll be there!
0 · January 27, 2013
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