October 23 2012
Is Google or technology making us stupid?
-if that technology was taken away from us for 24hrs, every piece of technology.
Dumb and dumber?
What invention has had the greatest detrimental effect on human intelligence?
Technology: is it changing us?
-once unleashed, can it be stopped? Are there technological “monsters” among us?
-Are we wise enough to know all of its implications?
-Are we wise enough to realize that it is changing us?
-One of the most prominent “technologies” today is the internet
The ‘law’ of unintended consequences: mess with something complicated, you are going to get
Ecological Change: New technology can change everything; it has a small ripple effect.
As you grow, your brain will rewire itself to get used to new routines, technology, and new ideas.
-1989, sir Tim Berners-Lee wrote a simple program that allowed scientists at CERN