Thursday, May 19, 2011

This Is Your Brain on Twitter - NYTimes.com

Check the article link below for more, including a response from Bill Keller

Could Twitter make me stupid? Absolutely. If I only followed funny cats that speak with poor grammar, I’d be on my way to a vapid state of mind in no time. But I don’t. I follow dozens of news outlets and writers; I follow chefs, neuroscientists and the president of the United States; and of course, I follow Mr. Keller.

As the astute Forrest Gump said, “Stupid is as stupid does.”

Another concern of Mr. Keller’s is the prediction by many that the smartphones we carry in our pockets will soon evolve into wearable computers — essentially turning us into cyborgs.

This Is Your Brain on Twitter - NYTimes.com

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