Read NICHOLAS CARR, “Is Google Making Us Stupid?” [p. 424] for JOURNAL 2 

Answer questions 1-3. Type out the answers and either comment below, email me the answers, or print out and bring to class.

  1. “Is Google making us stupid?” How does Carr answer this question, and what evidence does he provide.
  2. What possible objections to his own position does Carr introduce – and why do you think he does so? How effectively does he counter these objections?
  3. Carr begins this essay by quoting an exchange between HAL and Dave, a supercomputer and an astronaut in the film 2001: A Space Odyssey – and he concludes by reflecting on that scene. What happens to HAL and Dave, and how does this outcome support his argument?