The Shallows - (Carr ch 7 The Internet “presents us with...

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Nicholas Carr’s book The Shallows has some important points about social networking; although the book does not address social networking and its impact on society as a primary subject, it does address some of the concerns that social network sites, or the Internet in general, have been a powerful tool in distracting us every time we use them
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Unformatted text preview: (Carr ch. 7). The Internet “presents us with an incredibly seductive blur,” As human being’s nature is demanding “more information, more impressions, and more complexity.” The Internet has become the most powerful mind-altering medium, yet it “seize our attention only to scatter it” as Carr puts it....
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  • Spring '10
  • ESL
  • Computer network, Nicholas Carr, Social network service, incredibly seductive blur, powerful mind-altering medium

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