Review Of Carr's Essay 'Is Google Making Me Stupid?'

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While reading Carr’s essay "is google making me stupid?" I had a sense of Carr establishing strong either/or positions to justify the relationship of the internet on human behavior.
Throughout the essay I found myself having mixed opinions in which I either agreed to Carr’s statements or strongly opposed his view, as I related the material to my own life experiences.
Carr begins his essay by referencing Space Odyssey to metaphorically relate his own "sense that someone, or something" had been tinkering with his brain, "remapping the neural circuitry, reprogramming the memory," to the near deep space death of the "malfunctioning machine" of Space Odyssey, and "disconnecting the memory circuits that control its artificial brain."
Carr declares his realization that he has been spending a lot of time online, and acknowledges the value it had to him as a writer to quickly obtain the facts or quotes he was seeking, and the advantages
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I do think Carr leaves room to challenge this view, in fact maybe he invites it. Carr asserts "So, yes, you should be skeptical of my skepticism. Perhaps those who dismiss critics of the Internet as Luddites or nostalgist will be proved correct, and from our hyperactive, data-shocked minds will spring a golden age of intellectual discovery and universal wisdom." (7)
Carr also reflected, "Maybe I 'm just a worrywart. Just as there 's a tendency to glorify technological progress, there 's a counter tendency to expect the worst of every new tool or machine."
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