From: "Michael P. Orth (Michael Orth)" (8)
Subject: Re: 10.0504 dark side of humanities computing?
One of our correspondents wrote:
> For instance, MOO technology which is used in some Universities to
> create virtual worlds where one is encouraged to let one's fantasy
> go unrestraintedly in full fledge has turned out to be an an adverse
> instrument for pupils' performances. Many youngsters neglect their
> lessons because they spend endless long hours at the Telnet site.
[...but in what sense? --WM]