Reading is changingPosted: June 16, 2008
A link to a very interesting article was emailed to me today by a colleague.
The irony doesn’t escape me – in fact, I’m still smiling at this – but it’s a rather lengthy piece at The Atlantic.com about how the proliferation of text-based communication technologies has changed the way we read.
The provocative title – “Is Google Making Us Stupid” – doesn’t do the article justice. It’s not only about the way we search for information, but also about how we interact with, digest and utilise it.
The author makes a number of interesting points, but you should read it itself. If you can concentrate long enough!