Monday, February 18, 2008

The University of Google - filling, but not always nutritional

Recently from the Quotation of the day mailing list:

"I call this type of education 'the University of Google.'"
"Google offers easy answers to difficult questions. But students do not know how to tell if they come from serious, refereed work or are merely composed of shallow ideas, superficial surfing and fleeting commitments."
"Google is filling, but it does not necessarily offer nutritional content."
- Tara Brabazon, professor at the University of Brighton, from a speech entitled "Google is white bread for the mind".


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1 comment:

Adso of Melk said...

Hey, I actually wrote a post about that. Great minds think alike!

http://adsoofmelk.wordpress.com/2008/02/03/university-of-google/