In his “Get Smarter,” Jamais Cascio urges his readers to change themselves and as the title of the article suggests, “get smarter”. Cascio. After reading Jamais Cascios article “Get Smarter” I’ve come to realize that our world really is a non stop cycle of evolving technology, and. In the article Get Smarter by Jamais Cascio he starts by talking about how in the past we have become smarter by having to adapt to different.

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Newer Post Older Post Cadcio. From Gutenberg to Zuckerberg: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Responding in the same publication a year later, Cascio argued that human cognition has always evolved to meet environmental challenges, and that those posed by the internet are no different: The question we have to ask ourselves is, is there are borderline for when technology becomes too much?

For example, I think that I have a lot more fluid intelligence than crystallized intelligence and that now influences how I think and act. Do you guys think jamaie our generation is more concerned with social impact?

The internet gives us a sort of awareness that we never had before by being able to have insight from all over the world, articles and even games.

He argues that this is not junk, and that the extra opinions could actually improve our way of thinking. Cascio has been a contributor to discussions about the ethics and practicality of geoengineering since Cwscio the casual information you create virtually is changing the physical world around you. With looking at technology everything that we develop is only one break through away from being out of date.


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Nevertheless, Cascio advocates that geoengineering be considered seriously as a way of keeping increases in global temperature to a minimum. Will it be a small elite group standing on top of the super sophisticated system and controlling gst rest of us?

Technology and modern ways of living has allowed us to start having “fluid intelligence. Cascio continues his article by telling people how they should become smarter. Opposing opinions that we many not agree with may not even be presented to us because of how the media that we view is filtered to our liking. Toxic Memes Transhuman Space. Posted by maddie at 5: These advancements have caused, for example, the use of non-prescription drugs in order to boost performance and skills.

A Response to Jamais Cascio: “Get Smarter”

It is not the pill that is smrter us the knowledge but its allowing us to figure things out that would of been impossible before without the concentration. The presentation followed the structure of the ten year forecasting reports used by the Institute of The Future. With this comes the danger not everyone should think alike. However, unlike the internet, humans do not have a built-in search engine that enables us to sift through vast quantities of information in a neat and orderly way.


“Get Smarter” & “How the Internet Is Saving Culture, Not Killing It”

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This phrase is important for the article because it is smartsr explaining how one day our brains are going to be able to run on a machine with very similar features and complexities. With the advancement of technology today we find that tasks that once used to take hours of deep, critical thinking only take about 4 clicks and a couple swipes.

Therefore due to necessity would not the distractions continue to exist and plague the attention of simple knowledge seekers? Retrieved 11 October Inhe self-published a collection of jaamais essays under the title Hacking the Earth. Technology has allowed many disabled individuals to move around by themselves, eat by themselves, and even have conversations with those around them.

In the article Get Smarter by Jamais Cascio he starts by talking about how in the past we have become smarter by having to adapt to different situations that posed threats to our survival. Understanding the Consequences of GeoengineeringLulu. I think it would be very helpful for people to know these terms and perhaps identify as having more of one type of intelligence than the other.