Edge in the News

Il Sole 24 Ore [4.3.11]

...Is Nicholas Carr correct when he wonders if Google makes us stupid? The question is more relevant than ever, as evidenced by by John Brockman, who edits the Edge site, which at the beginning of 2010 held its annual debate (online) around the question: "How the Internet is changing our thinking? ". The question is deliberately ambiguous, because it affects both what we think, both our cognitive paths. And that leads to the physicist Daniel Hillis noted thatthe Web is not the Internet, which does things like controlling air traffic. Internet logistics rules the world. And in this way the Internet changes our way of thinking. And it will change even more in the future. " What has been done with the Internet so far is nothing compared to what still can be done. ...