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Language: Written vs. Spoken

In Chapter 4 of his book The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains, Nicholas Carr tells of the beginning of written language.  In the beginning was the word, the word was without form and void of easily … Continue reading

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Carr: Skimming the Surface

In his book, The Shallows: What The Internet is Doing to Our Brains, Carr points out the negative affect of technological advancements on his attention span.  After getting used to reading news clips and short articles on the Web, Carr finds … Continue reading

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Education + Technology +Business

Back in 2003 there was a panel discussion between four entrepreneurs about the relationship between education, technology, and business.  Although this discussion took place over 10 years ago, the nuts and bolts of the article are still very applicable to … Continue reading

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Technology and Face-to-Face Communication

Emily Drago conducted a study at Elon University over the effect of technology on face-to-face communication.  What’s interesting is the fact that even young people, who use technology frequently, have a lot of concerns about how technology is affecting their … Continue reading

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