This is a book worth reading if you want to learn the how the internet affects our thinking: Nicholas Carr, The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains. I'm not quite finished with it, so I'll reserve all my comments for later. Here's a helpful quote to give you an idea of the… Continue reading The Internet and Our Brains
I'm amazed and enthralled by modern technological advances. I used to read Popular Mechanics with audible sounds of astonishment. The first time I played around on my Ipod 4th Gen my wife rolled her eyes because I was practically prancing around the room in awe. However, I'm also in full agreement (as I noted here before) with Quentin Schultze's… Continue reading Worship and the Technology Bandwagon
This is a first on the Reformed Reader (and probably the last!): we're giving a book away. I ended up with an extra (used) copy of Quentin Schultze's Habits of the High-Tech Heart (Grand Rapids: Baker, 2002), so I'm going to simply give it away via this blog. Here's the deal. First, if you want… Continue reading Book Giveaway!
Quentin Schultze's Habits of the High-Tech Heart (Grand Rapids: Baker, 2002) was a great summer read for me. To summarize, Schultze argues that though all technology isn't bad per se, we have to use it with care so it doesn't end up using us. Most of us in countries with all kinds of electronic technology pouring… Continue reading Christian Virtue and Technology