The thought has occurred to me that the Internet is altering not only how we process information but also how we retain it.
In the past I would be inclined to get to the bottom of a topic so that I could file it properly in my long term memory. But now I frequently just tell myself that if I want more factoids when a need arises, I'll just "Google" it.
As an Actor and Filmmaker more and more of the projects offered to me are "Snack-Sized" for fast consumption and limited or compressed thought.
Are we humans becoming slaves to the web and how it works?
Is this amazing information/communication/entertainment hub modifying us to serve "it" in the way "it" works best?
With every passing day we seem to be more Hive-minded with the Internet as our passive but demanding queen.
PS: Here is a fantastic article by Nicholas Carr from the Atlantic