For example, during an era when people are still talking about "Big Money" buying the next election, it is small donations
"Once I was a scuba diver in the sea of words. Now I zip along the surface like a guy on a Jet Ski."
After the recent week(s) in which media gave more attention to religion than at almost any other time, our Sightings resources this week include no reference to religion, though their subject will have enormous consequences for religion in public and private life.
Many issues are too complex to be reduced to a sound bite. I worry that we will lose the ability to do deep thinking if we get addicted to constant interruption by the beeps of our seductive electronic devices.
For me -- for the subject matter I teach and more importantly how I aspire to teach it -- gadgets are distractions. Attractive distractions, I concede; but still distractions.
HuffPost Science Correspondent Cara Santa Maria speaks with Nicholas Carr, author of The Shallows, about how the internet may be changing our brains.
Finding providers and partners that can take some of your energy-using operations to scale, and manage them in a shared capacity, is good for your footprint and your bottom line.
If you're reading this article in print, chances are you'll only get through half of what I've written. And if you're reading
Nicholas Carr, author of the new book "The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to our Brains," talked to Stephen Colbert
The LA media landscape just got richer. Joe Donnelly and Laurie Ochoa have joined forces to produce the debut issue of the quarterly Slake Los Angeles.
It seems that we are all passive agents allowing companies like Verizon and AT&T to take control of our lives. I am their pawn.
I just finished reading Nicholas Carr's book, The Shallows. Carr highlights what the internet does to our cognitive processes -- in his view, more bad than good.
From where we're sitting, it looks like we've become a nation of people who read all the time, even at the breakfast table. And surely that can't be all bad, can it?
In the WSJ-colored trunks, Clay Shirky, NYU prof, author, intellectual. And for the Times, Matt Richtel, of the San Francisco bureau, in Silicon-Valley-colored trunks. Let the games begin.
What changes our brains is, on the one hand, repetition and, on the other hand, neglect. That's why I believe the Net is
The real danger to the future of humanity is not the web, it's much deeper: it's lurking in every conversation over a coffee
My own meditation practice -- which facilitates clarity and focus -- has benefited incalculably from Buddhist and other spiritual websites, blogs, lectures, readings, videos and guided meditations.