Dartmouth Events

Is Digital Technology Making Us Smarter?

Saturday, April 6, 2019 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 101 Fairchild Hall

Saturday, April 6, 2019
8:00am – 12:30pm
Fairchild 101
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Conferences, Lectures & Seminars

9:00 a.m. - Nicholas Carr, Richmond Visiting Professor, Williams College
"How the Internet reduces attention span and deep thinking"
Commentator: Lorie Loeb, Computer Science, Dartmouth College

11:00 a.m. - Michael Lynch, Professor of Philosophy, University of Connecticut
"The Internet of Us: Knowing More and Understanding Less in the Age of Big Data"
Commentator: Mary Flanagan, Film & Media Studies, Dartmouth College

 

Sponsored by: Ethics Institute, Neukom Institute, Daniel Webster Project

For more information, contact:
Kelly L. Palmer

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.