Missing Supports Rptkat

"Is Google Making Us Stupid? What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains" by Nicholas Carr

Where was the article originally published?

  • The Atlantic July 2008

Who is the original audience, and what background knowledge would most readers have?

  • People who read The Atlantic
  • Internet users

Background Knowledge

  • What the author has written before
  • How search engines and the internet works

Missing Support

  • The influence of the internet

Never has a communications system played so many roles in our lives- or exerted such broad influence over our thoughts- as the Internet does today.

  • He doesn't give examples on how the internet has become a large part of our lives

We can expect as well that the circuits woven by our use of the Net will be different from those woven by our reading of books and other printed works

  • just tacked onto the end of a paragraph, not followed up by anything

The Net's intellectual ethic remains obscure

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