HERE IS A SMALL SAMPLE: ... DOZENS of intellectuals address the impact of the Net in a new book, How Is The Internet Changing The Way You Think?

[ Sun. Jan. 29. 2012 ]

To the question 'How is the internet changing the way you think?' the right answer is 'Too soon to tell'. The deep changes will be manifested only when new cultural norms shape what the technology makes possible. -  CLAY SHIRKY

... Some people will find ... an intellectual environment suited to their mental proclivities. Others will see a catastrophic erosion in the ability of humans to engage in more meditative modes of thought. Many likely will be somewhere between, worried about its long-term effects on the depth of individual intellect. - NICHOLAS CARR