This terrific article by Patricia Cohen details what we at SALSA have long felt is the inevitable merging of man and machine. We are, in essence, learning to adapt to neuroprostheses– whether we call it a connected laptop, a smartphone, or a tablet, it's a neuroprosthesis.
From The New York Times:
Internet Use Affects Memory, Study Finds
Subjects were more likely to remember information that they would not be able to retrieve from a computer.