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hunting_gathering.jpgEdward Tenner’s recent NY Times op-ed piece suggested that search engines are making today’s students dumber. David Schatsky at Jupiter Research quipped:

“Will a new generation of students fail to develop library research skills the way my parents’ generation did? Probably. But then I’ve lost the art of hunting and gathering.”

And running conversations on three separate IM screens while reading email, blogging, and talking on the phone will make you forget how to read newspapers.