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In Praise of Slowing Down

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ANNALS OF DUBIOUS PROGRESS
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Quick, skim this link on the Art of Slow Reading and then write a brief, 140 character comment on what you think about it on Twitter and move along:

"Has endlessly skimming short texts on the internet made us stupider? An increasing number of experts think so - and say it's time to slow down... So are we getting stupider? Is that what this is about? Sort of. According to The Shallows, a new book by technology sage Nicholas Carr, our hyperactive online habits are damaging the mental faculties we need to process and understand lengthy textual information."
-- The Art of Slow Reading, an article from The Guardian (UK) on how the World Wide Web of endless knowledge-in-brief is making us dummer.
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