Digital Native Calms the Anxious Masses
Nick Bilton's new book puts Google, GPS, Twitter, Facebook, and your iPhone in proper perspective.
Google didn't make me dumber. But it did make me crankier. How about you? Send IQ (before and after) to firstname.lastname@example.org. I wonder if Bilton is good enough of a coder to make my Twitter feed analog. (E-mail may be quoted by name in "The Fray," Slate's readers' forum; in a future article; or elsewhere unless the writer stipulates otherwise. Permanent disclosure: Slate is owned by the Washington Post Co.)
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