Nicholas Carr

“We don’t constrain our mental powers when we store new long-term memories. We strengthen them. With each expansion of our memory comes an enlargement of our intelligence. The Web provides a convenient and compelling supplement to personal memory - but when we start using the Web as a substitute for personal memory, by bypassing the inner processes of consolidation, we risk emptying our minds of their riches.”


Nicholas Carr, The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains
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The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains by Nicholas Carr
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