Here is a look at the technologies that power the now indispensable and ubiquitous ‘search’ that we do over the web. It would be easy to rewind the world by at least 3 decades by simply removing ‘the search’ from our lives.
A classic article in the New York Times, ‘ The Twitter trap ’ discusses how technology is slowly replacing some of our more common faculties like the ability to memorize or perform simple calculations mentally.
For e.g. until the 15 th century people had to... [More]