The Wall Street Journal, Saturday/Sunday, June 5 – 6, 2010, p. W1
Amid the silly videos and spam are the roots of a new reading and writing culture, says Clay Shirky.
The cognitive effects are measurable: We’re turning into shallow thinkers, says Nicholas Carr.
1.8 billion – estimated number of internet users world-wide
34.5 hours – Time an average american spends watching television per week. Source: Nielsen
56 seconds – Average time an American spends looking at a Web page.
This last statistic makes me feel good — here at Legal Research Plus our average visit length is 1:25!
See the report at WSJ.com/Lifestyle