When Nicholas Carr posed that question, in a celebrated Atlantic Monthly cover story, he tapped into how the Internet is changing us (and our brains).
He goes on to talk about it in his new book The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains.
I love the internet, but I think that Nicolas might be onto something here as he unravels what is happening to your wired brain in the shadows of the digital life.
Critical thinking isn’t just a mouse click away—it is something much deeper that requires brain development and involves the development of your brain synapses and neuro pathways.
Anyway, we’ll save that discussion for a different article but for now check out this awesome video intro to The Shallows: