Nicholas Carr
has been a guest of The Colbert Report
and got nailed in the process

Author and all-around know-it-all, who hates technology and the free market too (probably).

September 25, 2008 NailingEdit


  • came to talk about the future of the internets, but how much can he know when he's still writing books?
  • book: The Big Switch

  • believes the entire world will be a computer
  • Dr. Colbert's web-based desktop publishing style is innovative and maverick
  • thinks google is useful
    • but thinks we will start to think like the internets
  • we are not defined by our own creation
  • it take away our ability to
    • slow down and think
    • focus
    • or concentration
  • you can't push buttons on books
  • or scroll down the page
  • or click on the corner to turn the page
  • called Stephen the paragon of the google man
  • machines took away blue collar jobs
  • computers are starting to take away white collar jobs
    • which may bring us to a day when there are no collar jobs like porn

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