Summary Of Is Google Making USupid By Nicholas Carr

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Nicholas Carr is a writer that has expanded his writing to books, periodical and even has a blog at; his writing focus is about technology and culture. He addressed the issue of how technology can be a great and awful thing to use at the same time in his essay, “Is Google Making Us Stupid?” Carr made an ongoing debate where technology is making people stupid because they are spending a lot of time researching and this is causing people considerate less while using the reading skill but at the same time technology saves times, can expand more on the topic, find any information etc.
With regards “Is Google Making Us Stupid?”, Carr acknowledges that technology is making the brain of peoples to change because their concentration …show more content…

Carr introduced how he was felting with the technology “Over the past few years I’ve had an uncomfortable sense that someone, or something, has been tinkering with my brain…,” (313) expressing that he is not really comfortable on how his brain is chaining because of the technology. Furthermore, Carr continue expressing how he was able to read with no issue “Immersing myself in a book or a length article used to be easy (314). After that, expressed that now is getting harder for him to concentrate but he found the reason why he has this issue “I think I know what’s going on. For more than a decade now, I’ve been spending a lot of the time online, searching and surfing and sometimes adding to the great database of the internet” (314). Add to this, Carr continued his essay by questioning if this was only happening to him or if there were others going through the same issue as him “I’m not the only one. When I mention my troubles with reading to friends and acquaintances- literary types, most of them- many say they’re having similar experiences (315). He …show more content…

The flow of the conversation was an ongoing debate about technology where he let others talk and then he responded by using his own experiences. He used voice markers such as “I” when he was talking and using other fist and last name when it was their turn to talk or when he was summarizing their information. This helped the readers to keep track who was saying what on the debate. All the information that was presented was really clear for the reader to see “who care” he specifies the group of people that had an objection on the issue “to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful” (324). At the same time, he took care of answering “so what” by getting information from the real-world application and consequences of the issue that was being presented, he even used his own experience, friends, and acquaintances. Answering this two question gave his paper be more credibility because the essay does not only focus on his point of view but he let others object to the issue and agree to it as

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