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Nicholas Carr's Analysis

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Nicholas Carr set out to examine the effect the internet had on the way individuals process information and concluded that everyone is essentially affected by technology in some way or another. With this hypothesis came his self-examination as well as input from Carr’s colleagues along with experiments providing proof of the “change” in a person’s mindset. Carr initially begins the article using an example of himself. Since using the internet so often for immediate access to information he finds his “mind isn’t going but it’s changing”. He explains that the web was welcomed by him as a writer, as it cut down on research time, but it quickly escalated into being used even when not working through “reading and writing e-mails, scanning headlines
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