Netymology

Netymology: From Apps to Zombies – A Linguistic Celebration of the Digital World by Tom Chatfield My rating: 5 of 5 stars For those of us who love languages almost as much as we love the internet, this is a lovely stroll through the lingo of the internet and the origins of the words we…Continue readingNetymology

The internet is rotting your brain?

Just finished Nicholas Carr’s The Shallows… The first 50 pages almost made me quit reading it. And I highly suspect he wrote them that way on purpose (in the style of Eco’s The Name Of The Rose) to underline his point about our diminished reading skills. Since the internet is changing our brains, our reading, thinking & remembering.Continue readingThe internet is rotting your brain?