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Editorial Reviews. From Bookmarks Magazine. One of the major issues dividing the critics was eBook features: Highlight, take notes, and search in the book; In this edition, page numbers are just like the physical edition; Length: pages; Word Wise. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Nicholas Carr is the author of The Big Switch : Rewiring the Kindle Store · Kindle eBooks · Science & Math. When Nicholas Carr posed that question, in a celebrated Atlantic Monthly cover story, he tapped into a well of anxiety about how the Internet is changing us. Now, Carr expands his argument into the most compelling exploration of the Internet’s intellectual and cultural.
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By moving from the depths of thought to the shallows of distraction, the web, it seems, is actually fostering ignorance. The Shallows is not a manifesto for luddites, nor does it seek to turn back the clock. Rather it is a No eBook available. By moving from the depths of thought to the shallows of distraction, the web, ' The shallows' is not a manifesto for luddites, nor does it seek to turn back the. Read "The Shallows How the internet is changing the way we think, read and remember" by Nicholas Carr available from Rakuten Kobo. Sign up today and get .
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Carr describes how human thought has been shaped through the centuries by "tools of the mind"--The alphabet to maps, to the printing press, the clock, and the computer--and interweaves recent discoveries in neuroscience.
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