Quick Bits: Thoughts on How We Read Online

I’ve been reading Nicholas Carr‘s book, the Shallows again lately. In it, he takes particular care in laying out study upon study and argument upon argument to promote the idea that the Internet is a very noisy place to attempt reading or learning. Hypermedia, text, and other online distractions Distractions from hypertext, ads, videos, and […]

Borders Bookstore Closes and the Internet Keeps Chipping Away at our Brains

I, like many of you, this week received email notifying me the Borders Bookstore would be closing. And, like many of you, I already knew that the bookstore was set to close it’s remaining 400 or so stores. What I didn’t know was that they would be offering me, and you, a new location to […]