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Unformatted text preview: History and Tech Extra credit internets is makinged the globes square wait I mean dumb? I thought this seminar was the best out of the three it really captured my attention, so much that I wish Carr could have gone into more details on studies. He started off with sense perception which is the makeup of daily life; everything we experience invokes our senses in some way. He said maps are what helped us begin thinking abstractly before then we were very primal using our senses to sustain life only like protecting ourselves from predators. Thinking abstractly helps us open our minds to free thinking, gearing us towards innovations such as the clock which helps us quantitatively measure the world around us. Innovative thinking gains us a mental capacity superior to that our nomadic ancestors but what is the internet helping us gain or lose? Gaming strengthens visual acuity by helping gamers be able to process more stimuli at once and process their importance accordingly. But in all internet devices and cell phones more stimuli at once and process their importance accordingly....
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This note was uploaded on 01/20/2011 for the course HUM hhs 130 taught by Professor Horgan during the Fall '10 term at Stevens.
- Fall '10