I’m taking a class this semester in Digital Ethics. Not surprisingly, much of the discussion revolves around ethical standards for online search engines and what moral obligations should/could/ought to be in meeting those standards. Back at the dawn of the Internet there were a number of competing search engines – Lycos, Yahoo, AltaVista – and … Continue reading Magic Cat Academy is back!
The above social media post – recently republished in my university’s student magazine – made me consider how academic research has changed since my undergraduate days in the 1980s. Back then, we didn’t have any tabs open when working on assignments because the Internet and web browsers didn’t exist. When you wanted to know something, … Continue reading Put that on my tab