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Is surfing the Internet altering your brain?

Posted by comartslibrarian on November 4, 2008

Is surfing the Internet altering your brain? | Tech News on ZDNet

Gary Small, a neuroscientist at UCLA in California who specializes in brain function, has found through studies that Internet searching and text messaging has made brains more adept at filtering information and making snap decisions.

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Netflix and TiVo to Partner on Movies

Posted by comartslibrarian on October 30, 2008

Netflix and TiVo to Partner on Movies – NYTimes.com

Netflix will place its Watch Instantly streaming-movie service on TiVo’s HD-compatible set-top boxes, furthering the technology industry’s goal of sending television shows and movies over the Internet — instead of over traditional cable and satellite networks — to ordinary TVs.

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links for 2008-10-26

Posted by comartslibrarian on October 26, 2008

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links for 2008-10-24

Posted by comartslibrarian on October 24, 2008

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