The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains, published in the United Kingdom as The Shallows: How the Internet Is Changing the Way We Think, Read and Remember, is a 2010 book by the American journalist Nicholas G. Carr. The book expands on the themes first raised in "Is Google Making Us Stupid?", Carr's 2008 essay in The Atlantic, and explores the effects of the Internet on the brain. The book claims research shows "online reading" yields lower comprehension than reading a printed page. The Shallows was a finalist for the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction.

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    This evening a young fellow with a drawl called me asking if he could transfer a newly acquired hunting rifle through my FFL. I told him no problem and said to him the transfer price and he was pleased with that. I assured him I'd call when it came in to the office. Before we hung up, he...
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