Tag: internet

Nicholas Carr – Information Overload 2011 Speech

If you haven’t read The Shallows by Nicholas Carr and have concerns about the distracting nature of data overload, I highly recommend watching this 15 minute video. The presentation is titled The dark side of the information revolution and took … [continue reading]

Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age

This book would have been great four years ago.

Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age
Cognitive Surplus: Creativity and Generosity in a Connected Age by Clay Shirky was released the same week as Nicholas Carr’s The Shallows and promoted as the pro-Internet argument to Carr’s warnings … [continue reading]

The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains

When I heard about this book, I knew I had to read it.

The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains
The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains by Nicholas Carr is a stellar book. The Shallows is about how the distracting nature of the … [continue reading]

Grown Up Digital Is An Awful Book

This has to be the worst book I’ve read since The Secret.

Grown Up Digital : How the Net Generation is Changing YOUR World HC
Grown Up Digital: How the Net Generation is Changing YOUR World by Don Tapscott is a book that promises to teach the reader about how the current … [continue reading]