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The Shallows

What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains

by Nicholas Carr

Nicholas Carr’s bestseller The Shallows has become a foundational book in one of the most important debates of our time: As we enjoy the internet’s bounties, are we sacrificing our ability to read and think deeply? This 10th-anniversary edition includes a new afterword that brings the story up to date, with a deep examination of the cognitive and b...
Publish Date
2020
March 3
Goodreads rating
3.88
ISBN
9780393357820
Tags
nonfictionpsychologysocial-sciencessciencetechnology
Recommendations
3
Recommendations
Jul 01, 2020
I was...resistant to @Roughtype's The Shallow's when it came out. 10 years later, I think it's one of the most prescient books of the digital age. So I asked Carr to come on the podcast for a long overdue conversation:     source
It's really describing how technology actually shapes and changes our brain.     source