[Air-l] Re: Impact of intense technology use on memorization's quality

Christian Sandvig csandvig at uiuc.edu
Tue Jul 8 09:35:25 PDT 2003

Charles Ess wrote:
> Of course, the classic reference is Plato's dialogue, 
> Phaedrus, in which Socrates tells a myth regarding the 

Neil Postman did a great job with the memory question, Phaedrus, and
modern communication technology in his very accessible first chapter of
_Technopoly_.  It still works with the Internet in mind even though it
was written in 1993.  Even if you don't agree with Postman's argument,
it is a great chapter.



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