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October 1, 2008

Does Google Make Us Dumber or Smarter?

For the next chapter in the debate sparked by Nicholas Carr's article in The Atlantic entitled, "Is Google Making Us Stupid?," see this retort from Damon Darlin in The New York Times.  We need to have the same debate about invention automation technology: will it replace human inventors or enable them to become better at inventing?

Posted by Robert at October 1, 2008 10:00 PM
category: Human Creativity

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