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Sunday, June 22, 2008

Getting harder to stay with a book in the internet age?

The print and online editions of The Atlantic Monthly feature an article which reflects thoughts lots of us have had: has the habit of jumping from link to link made us incapable of the sustained attention a book needs? I see the signs in myself, although I definitely wouldn't want to give up the internet. What do you think?

Is Google Making Us Stupid?
by Nicholas Carr