The Web an Enemy of Creativity?
It’s not that the web is making us less intelligent...it’s that the web may be an enemy of creativity. Which is why Woody Allen might be wise in avoiding it altogether.
Jim Holt reviews 'The Shallows: How the Internet Is Changing the Way We Think, Read and Remember' by Nicholas Carr: "It’s not that the web is making us less intelligent; if anything, the evidence suggests it sharpens more cognitive skills than it dulls. It’s not that the web is making us less happy, although there are certainly those who, like Carr, feel enslaved by its rhythms and cheated by the quality of its pleasures. It’s that the web may be an enemy of creativity. Which is why Woody Allen might be wise in avoiding it altogether."
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