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In his “Get Smarter,” Jamais Cascio urges his readers to change themselves and as the title of the article suggests, “get smarter”. Cascio. After reading Jamais Cascios article “Get Smarter” I’ve come to realize that our world really is a non stop cycle of evolving technology, and. In the article Get Smarter by Jamais Cascio he starts by talking about how in the past we have become smarter by having to adapt to different.

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Newer Post Older Namais Home. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Anonymous November 8, at 4: Cascio has been a contributor to discussions about the ethics and practicality of geoengineering since I think it would be very helpful for people to know these terms and perhaps identify as having more of one type of intelligence than the other.

It was almost comforting to read an opinion that had a more optimistic standpoint, strongly juxtaposing that of Carr. Indeed, we humans are crazy about taking challenges because we enjoy the sense of accomplishment when we conquer difficult problems with our own strength and feel threatened when we have a much stronger alternative that can achieve what we try hard to achieve without an effort.

Jqmais first volume, Broken Dreamsprovides a political backdrop that concentrates on the less fortunate, and how they might respond to their circumstances.

Because Patreon has become so popular he indicated that the generation today is looking to make social impact. Cascio believes that humanity as a whole will inevitably advance and “get smarter” the only question will be that of when and who will “unreasonably” resist. And Why We Should Worry. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Cascio overlooks the difference between attention and awareness in this phrase and does not fully explain why their difference is important.


You are commenting using your WordPress. The ability to adapt to new technologies or the capacity for developing them? In this phrase, Cascio is arguing that as connections in the world increase, the only way to be successful is to be able to think creatively and uniquely.

Our ability to think uniquely and be creative is the one way in which humans can outsmart each other and computers. Notify me of new comments via email. Is Google Making Us Stupid? Our brain capacities continue to expand as time goes on. Cascio talks about how technology is not necessarily hurting us, but rather expanding our knowledge.

You must be logged in to post a comment. Email required Address never made public. Furthermore, we were able to evolve with egt other than our minds and smarteg few sticks and rocks.

The internet gives us a sort of awareness that we never had before by being able to have insight from all over the world, articles and even games.

Jamais Cascio

One point he argues is that we have currently mentally evolved to give our partial attention, but spread across the board with little focus on concentration.

All in All, Cascio is proving that we have come so wmarter in technological advancement and creation that there is no need to say that it is fully impossible to have a mind fully run on technological devices.

I found these articles to be very convincing, due to the way they presented their opinions in ways that discussed both sides of the argument. In the article Get Smarter by Jamais Cascio he starts by talking about how in the past we have become smarter by having to adapt to different situations that posed threats to our survival.

Guide to the Boro: “Getting Smarter” by Jamais Cascio

Cascio also addresses the fear of artificial intelligence surpassing the human mind through two casxio. He does not think that the web, or even video games, hurts our minds or makes us dumb.


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Do you guys think that our generation is more concerned with social impact? Question- Are we ready and if not are we going to be ready for this type of technology? In cascip words, people will have the same crystallized intelligence because they can view anything in a matter of seconds on the web.

“Get Smarter” & “How the Internet Is Saving Culture, Not Killing It”

Carr’s main fear is that the internet is changing the way that men think in a way that is destroying their ability to think deeply.

Technology and modern ways wmarter living has allowed us to start having “fluid intelligence. His range of topics covered energy, climate change, global development, open source, biotechnology, and nanotechnologies.

Newer Post Older Post Home. The Googlization of Everything: CreditsAustralian Broadcasting Commission, retrieved 27 JanuaryWriter and consultant: Our modern society is more connected then ever before, and as a result of globalization we have seen a decrease in the cultural rifts that once separated our globe into nations.

The show was broadcast from April—June Ssmarter April 6, at 7: Pew Research used them to form a tension-pair question survey that was distributed to noted academics. He continues to discuss the implications our cultural beliefs will have on our use of technology as we dive into the future.

In addition, computers will also have access to our shared knowledge.