How technology changes our brains.

An excellent interview with Nicholas Carr, author of “The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains.” The central thesis of Carr’s book is that the internet hasn’t just changed how we access information, but how our brains treat it:

My brain, I realized, wasn’t just drifting, it was hungry. It was demanding to be fed the same way the net fed it — and the more it was fed, the hungrier it became.