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Humans and Our Phones

Presenter:

Nicholas Carr

Time:

1:00

Summary

"Humans and Our Phones" by Nicholas Carr delves into the complex relationship between humans and technology. Carr's insightful analysis sheds light on how digital devices like smartphones are altering our cognitive functions and societal dynamics, urging for a nuanced understanding of their impact.

Transcript

Nicholas Carr is an acclaimed writer on technology and culture whose books include the Pulitzer Prize finalist, a New York Times bestseller, The Shallows what the internet is doing to our brains. What the internet is doing to our brains is actually rewiring them Cass has pointing to a growing body of research indicating this, while changing the way we read, write and think, and not for the better.


Nick Carr has written among others for the Atlantic, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times wired nature, the MIT Technology Review, and has been writing his popular rough type technology blog since 2005. His essays have been collected in several anthologies, including the best American science and nature writing, and the best technology writing. He has lectured at MIT, Harvard, Berkeley, Dartmouth, the University of Pennsylvania, Notre Dame Williams College, NASA and the Newberry library, among other schools and institutions.

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