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The Shallows: Chapter nine: search, memory

This is my summary of chapter one of The Shallows: How the internet is changing the way we read, think and remember, by Nicholas Carr. For my summary of chapter eight, the previous chapter, please click here. Desiderius Erasmus was … Continue reading

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The Church of Google?

Google was incorporated in September 1998, a collaboration between Larry Page and Sergey Brin, helped out with $100K of venture capital. Google a play on googol, the world for the number 10 raised to the hundredth power… showing their ambition … Continue reading

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How does the internet effect our brains? A summary of The Shallows, chapter 7.

My summary of chapter 7 of The Shallows by Nicholas Carr. This is the chapter where he finally gets to the main point of the book! Continue reading

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The Shallows by Nicholas Carr:  How the internet is changing the way think. A summary of chapter 6

This is my summary of chapter six  of The Shallows: How the internet is changing the way we read, think and remember, by Nicholas Carr. For my summary of the previous chapter, chapter five, please click here. Book sales (of paper … Continue reading

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The Shallows by Nicholas Carr:  How the internet is changing the way think. A summary of chapter 5

Nicholas Carr argues outlines the ways in which the internet is a tool of distraction. Continue reading

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The Shallows by Nicholas Carr:  How the internet is changing the way think. Summary of Chapter 4: The Deepening Page

How the book played a fundamental role in shaping Western civilization. Continue reading

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The Shallows (2010) Nicholas Carr. Summary of Chapter Three: Tools of the Mind

Nicholas Carr argues that intellectual technologies have been crucial for the development of modern science and civilization. Continue reading

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The Vital Paths, The Shallows, Nicholas Carr: Summary of Chapter 2

This is my summary of chapter two of The Shallows: How the internet is changing the way we read, think and remember, by Nicholas Carr. (For my summary of chapter 1, please click here!) Friedrich Nietzsche suffered from severe health … Continue reading

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The Shallows by Nicholas Carr:  How the internet is changing the way think. A summary of chapter 1

This is my summary of chapter one of The Shallows: How the internet is changing the way we read, think and remember, by Nicholas Carr. Carr has an uncomfortable sense that someone, or something, is remapping the neural circuitry in … Continue reading

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A-level sociology numbers on the rise

More people took A-level sociology in 2017 than in any of the previous 15 years. According to figures from the Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ), a total of 34.007 took A-level sociology in 2017, compared to a total of 22, 720 … Continue reading

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