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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By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. In other words, people will have the same crystallized intelligence because they can view anything in a matter of seconds on the web. Cascio overlooks the difference between attention and awareness in jjamais phrase and does not fully explain why their difference is important.

Or is Spotify seriously stunting their incomes? Nowadays, Cascio points out that we no longer have to adapt alone, and we now have access to technology to assist us when confronted with new conditions. Retrieved from ” https: Carr implies in his article that the growing sophistication of Google has reduced the responsibility of humans to make their own connections and interpretive analysis as technology can now perform these functions for us.

Our brains can change to meet the jamxis.

A Response to Jamais Cascio: “Get Smarter”

Can we handle that type of pressure between our societies? The question we have to ask ourselves is, is there are borderline for when technology becomes too much?


The show was broadcast from April—June All in All, Cascio is proving that we have come so far in casclo advancement and creation that there is no need to say that it is fully impossible to have a mind fully run on technological devices. More complex and nuanced systems and digital mediums do not lessen our intellectual impetus. I feel as though empathy is a skill that more people should acquire, and that the path to empathy is more important than the actual act of empathizing.

Retrieved 11 October You must be logged in to post a comment. Following his discussion of the advantage of drugs, Cascio discusses the advatages and weaknesses of artificial intelligence. Cascio has been a contributor to discussions about the ethics and practicality of geoengineering since The presentation followed the structure of the ten year forecasting reports used by the Institute of The Future.

Since we are the creators of technology, we could always be one step ahead because the more intelligent our technology becomes, the more intelligent we become. Inthe writer and futurist Jamais Cascio made a pertinent prediction A user’s guide for the 21st century. Retrieved 27 January It takes the differences and cultural backgrounds to allow us to grow as humans with the ability to solve problems by contrast. Would they find the same smaryer that they do without the platform?

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Cascio believes that technological advancement and human intelligence are intertwined. Cascio graduated in from the University of Californiamajoring in anthropology and history. Cascio continues his article by telling people how they should become smarter. You are commenting using acscio WordPress.


Broken Dreams Transhuman Space This point is important because it forces us to consider the types of consequences we would face if the world was open to that sort of dynamic change. A review of responses to a tension pair about whether Google will make people stupid”.

Cascio further argued that the problem will diminish as human needs exert evolutionary pressure of their own to cause the algorithms to improve.

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Yes, it takes a very smart human brain to be able to create a machine with that much power, power to step in and start doing very every day tasks for us, but that is not a fair representation of the rest of our society. The Science of Genius. Cascio directly responds to this fear by suggesting that the current internet system is still primitive and, due to the large quantiy of information, forces the individual into a sense of “partial attention.

He thinks that a lot of people have the same fear as Carr, in the sense that since he is of a generation before the intense use of the internet, it made him think differently or clouded his brain.

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