Nicholas Carr is an American writer specialising in technology, business and culture. He is well known for his 2008 article in The Atlantic, “Is Google Making Us Stupid?”. His book The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains, expanding his argument, was a finalist for a 2011 Pulitzer Prize. Carr writes a blog at Rough Type
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Is the Internet dividing our attention? Are we so buried in technology that we ignore one another? The technology writer discusses the history and implications of the information age, from the mechanical clock to the iPhone
Interviews where books by Nicholas Carr were recommended
Geniuses may only be born once a century or so, but great art gets made all the time. Some of it follows atelier methods inspired by an apprenticeship model that has been handed down through the centuries. Juliette Aristides, an artist at the forefront of the atelier revival movement, discusses five books that are ‘core curriculum’ for anyone who wants to learn how to paint and draw, and thereby explore the virtues of sustained attention and close observation that come with making representational art.