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Nicholas Carr's Blog
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This is Nicholas Carr's blog and it has plenty of information and personal thoughts on the evolution of the book.

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Nicholas Carr's The Shallows

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Official website for The Shallows by Nicholas Carr

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The Shallows - Nicholas Carr

AP Lang/Comp summer reading presentation.
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A prezi presentation on Nicholas Carr's The Shallows. Very interesting for the fact of using small hints to the text and eliciting the reading and thinking about its message.

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The Shallows by Nicholas Carr (book review)

This is my review of the Nicholas Carr book... THE SHALLOWS. Even though its not a real 'page turner' I would highly recommend this book to anyone studying t...
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A video review of The Shallows.

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LRB · Jim Holt · Smarter, Happier, More Productive: ‘The Shallows’

LRB · Jim Holt · Smarter, Happier, More Productive: ‘The Shallows’ | João Pedro Bourbon's The Shallows (Nicholas Carr) scoops | Scoop.it
‘I don’t own a computer, have no idea how to work one,’ Woody Allen told an interviewer recently. Most of us have come to find computers indispensable, but he manages to have a productive life without one.
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Jim Holt from the London Review of Books does an impressive and very thorough review of The Shallows where we contextualizes the author's claims against the scientific evidence and opinions of academics pointing out examples of not very clear and uncanny claims. Very good and informative reading.

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The Shallows: cartoon edition

As I was writing The Shallows, I kept thinking, "Man, if I could only draw, I'd bag all these freaking words and do this as a cartoon." Now, thanks to the talented animators at Epipheo, my dream ha...
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A post on Carr's blog about a cartoon based on The Shallows, with the actual cartoon embedded on it. Of great interest.

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Technology_Toll.pdf

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Article from T Parker of The New York Times about the main topic of The Shallows with some citations

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Reflection on The Shallows by Nicholas Carr

A collection of my thoughts after reading the informative and well written book on the cognitive effects of using the Internet.
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This is a prezi presentation where the author reflects about some of the questions raised by Nicholas Carr on The Shallows. Very interesting.

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Book Review - The Shallows - What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains - By Nicholas Carr - NYTimes.com

Book Review - The Shallows - What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains - By Nicholas Carr - NYTimes.com | João Pedro Bourbon's The Shallows (Nicholas Carr) scoops | Scoop.it
A technology writer maintains we’re trading away the seriousness of sustained attention for the Web’s frantic superficiality.
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Jonah Lehrer from The New York Times does a good job of commenting  Carr's work. He is He points out that Carr's most important arguments to criticize technology are not grounded on neuroscience as it would appear at the beginning of the book, but more on the cultural aspects of what is lost and gained from them.

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The Shallows by Nicholas Carr – review

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Is the internet really altering the way our minds work? By Ian Tucker
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A sucint review of the book with some information on the contents and a summary of Carr's main ideas. Appealing for the fast reader but could be the basis for a more thorough review.

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