Does the Internet make us stupid?

Just read the two articles for tomorrow’s class Is Google Making Us Stupid? & Spreadable doesn’t make it viral (which for some reason made me think of diseases and peanut butter & jelly sandwiches). After I read the Google piece I immediately thought to myself  “Well, welcome to my world people.” I’ve never been able to focus and concentrate on much my whole life – it’s called ADD. My brain flits from one shiny distraction to another shiny distraction.

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Computers in 1945

Reading the article “As We May Think” by Vannevar Bush. Pub in the Atlantic magazine in July 1945! Found out that this article is used in library school too.

Here’s a YouTube video of Bush’s Memex, enjoy –