Nicholas Carr

Nicholas Carr writes about technology and culture. He is the author of the acclaimed new book The Glass Cage: Automation and Us, which examines the personal and social consequences of our ever growing dependency on computers. His previous book, The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains, was a 2011 Pulitzer Prize finalist and a New York Times bestseller. His books have been translated into more than twenty-five languages.
Nick has written for The Atlantic, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Wired, Nature, and other periodicals. His essays, including “Is Google Making Us Stupid?,” have been collected in several anthologies, including The Best American Science and Nature Writing and The Best Spiritual Writing. He writes the popular blog Rough Type.


Nicholas Carr - What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains

Announcing at the beginning that his main goal of this talks is for you to go out and smash your smart...