Thursday, August 18, 2011

The Magic School Bus revisited

Comic courtesy of xkcd. (a thanks to Ezzie for pointing me to this comic in the first place.)

This comic portrays a startling reality of how our information gathering paradigm has shifted so much over the last two decades. While the Internet and modern technology have provided tremendous services toward making the world a better place and shrinking the globe down to a "local" community, we have to be aware of what is at stake: the value of hard work, diligence, and patience.

Because they are becoming obsolete at an alarming rate.


Ezzie said...

Relevant, just put this up on G+ last night:

Shmuel said...

Yeah, I referenced that article in a paper I wrote this semester: