“For a long time Michael Harris convinced himself that a childhood spent immersed in old-fashioned books would insulate him from our new media climate – that he could keep on reading in the old way because his mind was formed in pre-internet days. He was wrong.”
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Nicholas Carr on “What the Internet is doing to our brains”
A look at Sven Birkerts’ The Gutenberg Elegies: The Fate of Reading in an Electronic Age from 1994 and what kind of impact the internet has had on sustained reading over the last 25 years.