Summary Of Is Google Making USupid By Nicholas Carr

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Nicholas Carr’s essay, "Is Google Making Us Stupid?” on the other hand is a very different approach to language, more specifically about the language used in relation to technology. Carr begins this essay with a personal observation that he is losing his ability to read for long periods of time. He claims that the internet is to blame for deterioration of attention people now experience when reading. This is because people are developing a new way of reading in which Freidman refers to as “skimming”(Carr) that allowing them to hastily read things without actually taking in the semantic meaning. Carr refers to another author, Wolf, who claims that language is not an innate ability, we have to educate ourselves to understand writing. By doing
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