: A hard look at the Web's 'shallows'


screature
Jun 29th, 2010, 04:31 PM
A hard look at the Web's 'shallows' (http://news.cnet.com/8301-30684_3-20009036-265.html?tag=nl.e703)

An interesting read.

Carr needs to join ehMac. ;)

Carr worries that in a world where information is available easily and instantly that we are losing the ability to think for ourselves; to reach a deep understanding of a topic through research, reflection, and honest debate.

Macfury
Jun 29th, 2010, 05:54 PM
I have yet to see this laserlike ability of the internet to find exactly what interests me. To day I had to research a particular insurance policy and spent four hours picking through derelict corners of the Internet, following outdated links from the company that existed before the policy was rebranded and handed over to an new division with an entirely new name. I was able to find that out only by spaeking to someone at the company.