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Surname: 1 Name Professor Course Date Reality behind Google In Nicholas Carr article, ‘Is Google Making Us Stupid?’ the writer argues that the advancement in technology which has brought about the aspect of Google has far reaching consequences. It is the doctrine of shifting our minds to the internet that the writer maintains arguing that internet has corrupted the energy that people had for example reading long articles. People spend very little time when reading an item in the internet before shifting their attention to another and the process continues. This means therefore that most people hardly acquire sufficient knowledge regarding the information they read in the internet because they hop from one item to another. The doctrine of the writer involving the aspect of Google turning people stupid proves to be true according to various studies done concerning this. It is not a surprise that majority of individuals turn to the internet even for the very simple tasks that they would have otherwise accomplished without the use of the internet. Google has come with a lot of effects to human thinking capacity. The writer continues to note that the internet has been indeed excellent in its ability to assist in research. However, as people advance on their research, they become over reliant on the platform to a point of failing to understand even the very minor and simple facts. It has helped to save time that would have been spent in the libraries looking for information. Unfortunately, this time has been shifted to whole night and daytime sessions that people spend in the internet searching for a wide variety of items that may not necessarily assist them. Even as they spend the whole of this time, most are unable to do anything profitable other than marvelous articles for which they
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  • Spring '16
  • Psychology, World Wide Web, MySpace, History of the Internet

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