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.
- “Is Google making us stupid?” How does Carr answer this question, and what evidence does he provide.
- 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?
- 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?