|Your Brain and the Internet with Author Nicholas Carr|
Event Type: Branch Program|
Age Group(s): Adult, Seniors
Start Time: 6:30 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
NYT bestselling and Pulitzer Prize nominee Nicholas Carr author of "The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing To Our Brains," will discuss the Internet’s physical and cultural consequences. The event is part of the Douglas County at the Crossroads series, Control Panel: Helping your family navigate an increasingly technologized world.Library: Highlands Ranch Map to Highlands Ranch Library
Registration required. Books will be sold at the event. Nicholas Carr writes about technology, culture, and economics. He is also the author of two other influential books, "The Big Switch: Rewiring the World, from Edison to Google" and "Does IT Matter?". Nick has been a columnist for The Guardian in London and has written for The Atlantic, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Wired, The New Republic, The Financial Times, Technology Review, and many other publications. His essay “Is Google Making Us Stupid?” has been collected in several anthologies, including The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2009, The Best Spiritual Writing 2010, and The Best Technology Writing 2009.Link: Nicholas Carr
Nick is a former member of the Encyclopedia Britannica's editorial board of advisors, was on the steering board of the World Economic Forum's cloud computing project, and was a writer-in-residence at the University of California, Berkeley. He writes the popular blog Rough Type and is a sought-after speaker for academic and corporate events. Earlier in his career, he was executive editor of the Harvard Business Review. He holds a B.A. from Dartmouth College and an M.A., in English and American Literature and Language, from Harvard University.