I have just read Nicholas Carr's Atlantic Monthly article "Is Google Making Us Stupid?"
Actually, I skimmed it.
But his thesis is a very worrying one. (As many of his theses are.)
He fears that his constant Googling and other triflings on the web are altering the way his brain functions.
He is unable to read anything of length. Like a thrice-married ogler in a bar, he feels his eyes are constantly skimming salient facts rather than mellifluous prose. His friends have given up hope of ever reading "War and Peace."
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