This is Professor Victor V. Claar's Economics Blog. I use it mostly to keep track of interesting video segments that I use in class, but you will occasionally find other posts here as well.
I've thought that Socrates' complaint against the written word, that it creates "forgetfulness" in the souls of learners, resonates even more strongly with digital media, particularly Web 2.0+ versions that are "post" literate.
The book to read on this topic is Mark Bauerlein's The Dumbest Generation. It is a disquieting, but not implausible, argument.
I'm reminded of Jeff Foxworthy's "You might be a redneck if . . . " series of jokes. "If you have an 'avatar,' you might already be more 'stupid.'"
Not if you spend most of your time reading sites like this. ;-)