Monday, June 7, 2010

Your Brain on Computers

More on the (supposed) evils of multi-tasking in the New York Times: “We are exposing our brains to an environment and asking them to do things we weren’t necessarily evolved to do,” he said. “We know already there are consequences.”

We have been doing this for thousands of years—maybe longer. What is the alternative? And who is "we," anyway?

Oh ... and listen to this: “The way we become more human is by paying attention to each other,” he said. “It shows how much you care.” Really? What about ... apple pie?

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