The educational thoughts of Jason Epstein
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Interesting holiday viewing. Carr introduces the idea that the constant distractions of the internet may be affecting our attention spans and points to research showing that hypertexted material is harder to comprehend due to the distraction and decision making required, which detracts from "deep reading".