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Nicholas Carr

writer, technology commentator

Nicholas Carr writes on the social, economic, and business implications of technology. He is the author of the 2008 Wall Street Journal bestseller *The Big Switch: Rewiring the World, from Edison to Google* and *Does IT Matter?*. He has also written for many periodicals, including *The Atlantic Monthly*, *The New York Times Magazine*, *Wired*, *The Financial Times*, *Die Zeit*, *The Futurist*, and *Advertising Age*, and has been a columnist for *The Guardian* and *The Industry Standard*. His essay “Is Google Making Us Stupid?” which appeared as the cover story of the *Atlantic Monthly*’s Ideas issue in the summer of 2008, has been collected in three popular anthologies: *The Best American Science and Nature Writing*, *The Best Technology Writing*, and *The Best Spiritual Writing*.