Category Archives: Our Brains

Is the Internet Destroying Our Brains?


In this blog we have looked at the arguments around the impact that the internet is having on the way that we think. Concerns have been expressed historically that technologies will have a negative impact – including that the printing press would … Continue reading

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Information Technology and The Community, 2013 Update


This post updates the original post on this topic that was created in 2011. It looks at the expansion of the knowledge available from the World Internet Project, continues the debate on whether the internet is making us more stupid … Continue reading

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Week 9: Information Technology and Community


As last week was reading week for the students at the University of Waterloo, there was no blog entry. This week (week 9) is about information technology and the impact that it has on communities. An excellent BBC series explored … Continue reading

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