Nicholas Carr: The Internet Weakens Deep Thinking
Commonwealth Club - The Commonwealth Club of California
Author Nicholas Carr in conversation with Google's Peter Norvig.Introduction by INFORUM President Josh McHugh.Carr writes: "Once I was a scuba diver in the sea of words. Now I zip along the surface like a guy on a Jet Ski," in his Atlantic Monthly cover story, "Is Google Making Us Stupid?"He shares his theory on the Internet as the culprit against civilization's progress, making the case that the it has diminished our ability to think deeply.