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Chapter 7

Linking to what we discussed in our previous class about our ideal work place, in chapter seven of Cathy Davidson’s book, she gives out some pointers of improving your working skills. When she begins with Tony O’Driscoll example of avatars, Second Life, and … Continue reading

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Reading Blog – Chapter 7

As I was reading chapter 7, “The Changing Worker”, I learned that workers play an extremely important role in the workplace. If the workers are exceptional, the company will become exceptional. We have to learn how to make the workers … Continue reading

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Chapter 8 & 9- Are you a Google-ian?

In this week’s reading of chapter eight and nine of Nicholas Carr’s book, “The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains” he interestingly discuss about intelligence and the foundation of Google. I found the foundation of Google and … Continue reading

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Reading Log

    I used to have a habit of saving any English words that appear strange to me or I have never encountered in my life into my iphone dictionary. I did this for the sole purpose of increasing my … Continue reading

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Memory

When I was reading chapter 9 of Carr’s book, the phase “I agree” kept popping up in my head because the things he said are actually happening on me. Carr used other people’s example to bring up the issue between … Continue reading

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Memory

This week’s blog I chose to do it on Nicholas Carr chapter 9 of the book What The Internet Is Doing To Our Brains The Shallows. As I was reading this chapter, there were many things that I had agreed … Continue reading

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Reading Log. Chapter 8.

The internet has really impacted our lives and is our way of making things much easier for us. Using the internet has made the times where technology was never invented, difficult. We no longer use our primary sources to do … Continue reading

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Reading Log

For this reading log, I’d like to focus on Chapter 6 of The Shallows. I thought the anecdotes on pages 102-103 about how people felt after first reading on a Kindle were especially intriguing. On 103, Steven Johnson states “I … Continue reading

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Chapter 4 & 5 Reading Blog

The book that Nicholas Carr wrote, “The Shallows:What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains“, has enlightened me about how much the internet and the advancement in technology have impacted our society and culture. Nicholas Carr made me realize how … Continue reading

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Two Shifts

What I found interesting was the shifts Carr spoke about. The first shift he spoke about happened around 750 BC, with the development of the Greek alphabet. Being able to write down ideas and stories changed the way we thought … Continue reading

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