Up to Our Necks in “The Shallows”

Nicholas Carr, in his book, The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing To Our Brains, brings a lot of brain science to bear on his simple thesis: the Internet is indeed changing the structure and processes of our brains, as will any new technology that becomes as ubiquitous and powerful as the 'net has become.   …

Finding Time for TED

A friend told me about TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) about a year ago, and I ignored him.  He brought it to my attention again last week, and I finally broke down and checked it out. I'm not yet officially hooked, because I haven't had time to log the hours it will take to benefit from …

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