Does Google Make You Stupid?
Feb 22, 2010, 00:03 (16 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kenneth Corbin)
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"The survey organized its questions in what it called "tension
pairs," asking participants to cast their vote for one side of a
binary query. So, on the intelligence issue, for instance,
respondents explained why they agreed with the assertion:
"By 2020, people's use of the Internet has enhanced human
intelligence; as people are allowed unprecedented access to more
information, they become smarter and make better choices. Nicholas
Carr was wrong: Google does not make us stupid."
""By 2020, people's use of the Internet has not enhanced human
intelligence and it could even be lowering the IQs of most people
who use it a lot. Nicholas Carr was right: Google makes us