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Is Google Making Us Stupid?

by Nicholas Carr - 2008

I think I know whatís going on. For more than a decade now, Iíve been spending a lot of time online, searching and surfing and sometimes adding to the great databases of the Internet. The Web has been a godsend to me as a writer. Research that once required days in the stacks or periodical rooms of libraries can now be done in minutes.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 107, No. 2.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 110 Number 14, 2008, p. 89-94
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 22843, Date Accessed: 1/17/2021 5:38:08 PM

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  • Nicholas Carr
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    Nicholas Carr, former executive editor for the Harvard Business Review, is the author of several widely-acclaimed books on technology and the economy. Mr. Carrís writing has appeared in numerous publications including The Financial Times, The New York Times, Strategy and Business, and The Guardian. This article appeared in unabridged form in the July/August 2008 issue of The Atlantic Monthly and can be found at http:// www.theatlantic.com/doc/200807/google. Copyright 2008 The Atlantic Monthly Group, as first published in The Atlantic Monthly. Distributed by Tribune Media Services.
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