Wednesday, July 01, 2009

Is Google actually making us smarter?

Pandemics. Global warming. Food shortages. No more fossil fuels. What are humans to do? The same thing the species has done before: evolve to meet the challenge. But this time we don’t have to rely on natural evolution to make us smart enough to survive. We can do it ourselves, right now, by harnessing technology and pharmacology to boost our intelligence. Is Google actually making us smarter?

Review the article by Jamais Cascio in this month's online issue of The Atlantic

Image: Anastasia Vasilakis

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