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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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On narrative, attention spans, and aliens

After last week’s class sessions, I found myself thinking a lot about how our attention spans might be changing, and whether or not the media takes this into account when they produce products for our consumption. As we saw with … Continue reading

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The Shallows

Reading Nicholas Carr’s The Shallows has been an interesting experience for me because I can identify with what he writes about. I first started using a computer when I was about eight years old, and in retrospect, I must admit … Continue reading

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