Is Google Making Us Stupid Essay

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    February 2014 The Truth Behind Google Have you every truly thought about the way you use Google? Some people basically use it as a replacement of an education, while others use it to find information quick and easy. The first article named “Yes”, written by Nicholas Carr, describes how Google is making people stupid. The second article titled “No”, written by Peter Norvig explains that Google is not making people dumb. Carr wants to display that most people use Google to find answers, and in that

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    Esl 400/Final Draft 10/26/2017 Google and Its effects Many years ago, people used to spend so much time trying to look up information through libraries, newspaper and books. However, since the evolution of the Internet started, everything has changed. Nowadays people rely on the internet or Google for almost everything, but is this considered a good thing or a bad thing? Well, that’s where the controversy erupts. Some people believe that Google is making us stupid, while others believe the opposite

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    Is Google Making us Stupid? With the advent of Worldwide Web, telephones, telegraphs and other technologies human race has advanced with a speed, which was never even imagined few decades, down the line. Many people have been impacted with this change and a lot of people have questioned the effects of Internet on cognitive abilities and Human brain. There has been a debate to this argument whether Internet has a negative impact on cognition and human brain thus de-humanizing the human race or is

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    The continuous advancement of technology has made it easier for people to interact, work, trade, communicate, and travel. However, the extensive innovations have created an element of dependence on people. In the article Is Google Making Us Stupid? Nicholas Carr informs the reader on the dangers of relying on the internet through the utilization of symbols, anecdotes, pathos or appealing to people’s sentiments, and ethos. Carr writes, “The human brain is just an outdated computer that needs a faster

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    Cortes Professor Stansbury English 101 7 A.M. 7 September 2015 Is Google Making Us Stupid? In Carr’s article “Is Google Making Us Stupid?”, he claims that Google is making us think differently. He tells us about his own troubles and those of his colleagues, that they can no longer deep read or deep think. Carr gives examples from the past and connects them to what is happening in our

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    Pulitzer Prize finalist and a New York Times bestseller. In this essay I will be rhetorically analyzing Carr’s essay “Is Google Making Us Stupid” published in 2008. The purpose of Carr’s essay was to bring light to an issue that many of us face but only a meniscal few have come to terms with; and that is that technology is mentally incapacitating our society and simultaneously making us lazy. This essay was intended for anyone was has been consumed in today’s culture by new technological advances to

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    Nicholas Carr’s article, “Is Google Making Us Stupid?,” informs younger, upcoming generations on how the internet may have negative effects on the human mind. As time goes on and technology advances humans are becoming more dependent on the resources it provides. The way in which people abuse the internet is causing them to lose valuable skills, skills that are necessary for humans to be able to interact with the world and the people who live in it. Rather than allowing our minds to explore thoughts

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    American writer, Nicholas G. Carr, in The Atlantic July/ August 2008 Issue titled “Is Google Making Us Stupid?” argues that the amount of time we spend online, especially google, has caused us to lose our minds by “tinkering” with our brains, “reprograming our memory,” and changing the way in which we process information. Carr’s purpose is to contribute to the idea that “Google” along with other online tools, is programing us to be less attentive and to the inhibition of our critical thinking skills. Guided

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    Mark Silvey Jr Karen Black English 102 23 February 2015 Is Google Making Us Stupid What is Google? Google is an American website that was created back in 1998 by a man named Larry Page. Google is the most popular website among the other websites like: Bing, AT&T and Ask. The story, Is Google Making Us Stupid ,by Nicholas Carr will explain why we use this site more than others. Nicholas Carr’s story about Google tells us about how we are on the site spending a lot of time online, searching and surfing

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    love and how we are slaves to self-pleasure. This directly connects with each of us because we have become a slave to our phones, laptops, etc. Over the past couple of years as technology has advanced we have become a lazier and a less intelligent society. Little do we know our brains are being re-wired and re-programmed by the technology we use every day. Nicholas Carr wrote an article called “Is Google making us stupid?” In the article he talks about the different ways electronic advancements have