Nicholas Carr

Nicholas Carr is the author of Utopia Is Creepy (2016), the Pulitzer Prize-nominated The Shallows (2010), and The Glass Cage (2014). His work has appeared in The Atlantic, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Wired, Nature and MIT Technology Review. He blogs at

Written by Nicholas Carr

Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, speaks on the stage at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, February 2016. Photo by Albert Gea/Reuters

Information and communication
The world wide cage

Technology promised to set us free. Instead it has trained us to withdraw from the world into distraction and dependency

Nicholas Carr