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For those of us who have been teaching over the past ten years, Nicholas Carr’s essay “Is Google Making Us Stupid?” will come as no surprise, but this is still a spot-on article.  His confession about his changing reading habits hit a little too close to home.

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Hat tip to one of my students who came to understand the power of satire after reading Candide.  This is Colbert at his best, shredding the maudlin instability that is Glenn Beck.