Nicholas Carr has his own perspective about Google and media in the reader’s life. Today we have some huge scientific revolutions in internet and media, and that makes people lose mental skills. The article gives an example about the computer HAL, which pleads with Dave not to turn him off. HAL has artificial intelligence that is very fast, as fast as an astronaut, but, on the other hand, the human mind is superior to HAL because it can reprogram the system. But as the author noted the internet system is now “remapping the neural circuitry, reprogramming the memory” (Carr 326) of his mind and the minds of other people. The author saw that people are not spending time to think and get the pure information from their own perspective, they will always have depended to the internet and that will lead him to take people opinions. In this case, Carr explained, about the idea of some goods point, and I agree with him in some point and some not.

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The good thing is that Google changes the world and that is truth. We know as smart people the world is changing. It is not like before and people are always looking for the best method to learn or to get the information from many resources. The new revolution, such as Google made the World Digital Library, which is not easy to make the big achievement. The smart thing about the Digital Library is that it allows you to get information with just a click, and this saves the time. Moreover, electronic information helps you be sustainable and allows you to protect the environment. So the Digital Library positively affects the people’s interaction between each other as they can now give ratings, reviews, comments, feedback to each other. The downside is that with easy and quick access, the mind is now less capable of concentration and the ability to process the information. The mind takes in information as quickly as the internet disseminates it.

Google reduces the effort to access information. Today persons do not have time to read books from the library or go to the bookshop to buy books, especially if it is far away. Time is running fast, and people such as students or companies need to do jobs fast to meet deadlines. For example, the best fast way I like is to use my laptop; I can’t work without my laptop, because I can use many ways to find the information, such as EBook or websites or YouTube. Before I was old enough to drive, when my teacher told me that we should buy a book from the far distant library, I couldn’t drive to buy this book; what I did was use Google to find a solution, and I found the book from Amazon as an EBook. That reduced the effort.

If people depend on other people’s opinions from Google, they will lose their creative thinking ability. Carr has an example of this in the article: “I’m not the only one. When I mention my troubles with reading to friends and acquaintances—literary types, most of them—many say they’re having similar experiences” (Carr 326). He also mentions Bruce Friedman, a frequent blogger about computers in medicine, who says, “I now have almost totally lost the ability to read and absorb a longish article on the web or in print” (Carr 327). We can understand the proof of how his friends have been affected by Google and the internet, because they have been going fast to many ideas at the same time, and in the end, they have not used their full power of critical thinking to build the ideas. This observation is what Carr states Socrates worried about thousands of years ago when people began relying on written documents more than listening and talking. The printing press also caused people to become lazy and rely on easy information. Today Carr sees the people’s habits changing because they are not touching the paper or using the writing to notes the information, and that is why people are losing the habit of thinking to build the idea. All the information is available with the click of a mouse and comes to the individual in short bursts of energy. Tidbits of information rather than large folders of it are quickly processed and used.

When we read a book we have to sit and physically go over the information. We turn the pages and can get caught in the story or the information. We usually find somewhere comfortable to sit and take time to read. This process gets the mind in the mood to find and process information. People creative minds interact with the words and the ideas. But when we use Google and the internet we don’t sit in comfortable place and we don’t take a lot of time. Our mind want the information quick and so we click, click, until we read what we want to find. We don’t process the information like we did when we sit in cozy place to read. We don’t engage in deep thinking when we click around the internet.

In my opinion, I think the author have a same true opinion about the internet and Google like it changes the habit people life such as make him lazy and scattered of a lots of opinion. Carr reference the computer HAL because he believes that when we depend more on artificial intelligence man intelligence will become like artificial intelligence. He thinks that people will not be able to think for themselves. Maybe this is so. On the other hand, I think Google makes people smart more because they can find information all the time when they want it. Because the deferent people thinking level and that make the people think again of own idea to improved. In addition, Google its always development the IT system to make the reaching stronger and limited, for example if I but a world a million of information comes, but you can have selected which the target you going on, such as academic searching or public information. Only time will prove if Carr fear is right and people be less intelligent or if more generation learning more and getting smarter from Google.