The computer revolution has brought sweeping changes to our lives, and many of these changes have been beneficial beyond our wildest dreams.

As a graduate student both before and after the Web matured to the point it is now, I can attest to the huge difference between spending hours poring through moldy references in a library and being able to instantly search multiple volumes for very specific topics from my home computer. Nevertheless, if taken to extremes, education via the Internet can quickly turn into too much of a good thing.

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