Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Whoa! Food for thought

Now, here is an article ("Robot Writer, Robot Readers") to make us think of the meaning of where will all of this end. An extract:
...digital tools also make it easier than ever to see personal writing as redundant. A student can see other essays on the same topic they are contemplating, or view the aggregate knowledge of a Wikipedia page, and never have the feeling that their writing covers something new. Google overload can be discouraging or overwhelming to a person processing information...

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