Christopher Kanak

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Google Effect: is technology making us stupid?

"Is the internet making us stupid?" I type. Press enter. Almost instantly, a raft of answers and articles on screen. It's an unsettling feeling that …

Does Technology Make Us Smarter? - SiOWfa13: Science in Our World: Certainty and Controversy

In so many ways, technology makes our life easier. Anything we want to know (or want to buy) is at our fingertips. Computers, smartphones, and …

Does Technology Make Us More Human?

<b>Watch the TEDTalk that inspired this post.</b><p>Amber Case in her TEDTalk, "We Are All Cyborgs Now," concludes, "... it's not the machines that are taking over. It's that they're helping us to be more human, helping us to connect with each other. "<p>As someone who has focused her career on how we negotiate …


We are all cyborgs now

Technology is evolving us, says Amber Case, as we become a screen-staring, button-clicking new version of homo sapiens. We now rely on "external …




Will Robots Make Us More Human?