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  • Cameron German replied on the discussion topic Unit 2: Food for Thought yesterday
    The main benefit of a popular search engine is that websites will optimize their content and integrations to maximize their impact on the search results pages, making it more convenient to search the web. However, this also gives significant power...
  • Athabasca Landing created a wiki page Problems logging in and saving pages (September 2022) September 27, 2022 - 12:33pm
    People were having problems logging in to the Landing around 22-27 September, only intermittently being able to get in. The problem was related to an update to underlying system software. We believe that these problems have now been resolved. Sorry...
  • Jon Dron bookmarked So, this is a thing... September 26, 2022 - 3:25pm
    Students are now using AIs to write essays and assignments for credit, and they are (probably) getting away with it. This particular instance may be fake, but the tools are widely available and it would be bizarre were no one to be using them for...
  • Nina Sebastian replied on the discussion topic Unit 2: Food for Thought September 25, 2022 - 5:59pm
    My Answer:     1)    Search engines are a ubiquitous part of the internet. They have helped in growing the internet and organizing the overall internet content. The quality of search results and the ability to rank the...
  • Kevin Maneschyn replied on the discussion topic Unit 2: Food for Thought September 25, 2022 - 4:26pm
    1. I don't think I 'trust' search engines any more than my ability to use them. That is to say that I consider search engines as a tool to accomplish a task, and not as the source of the information I am looking for. I trust search engines to return...
  • Sheryl Griffith replied on the discussion topic Unit 2: Food for Thought September 24, 2022 - 8:14pm
    1. I mostly trust search engines, as this is where we go on the Web to access information to our queries. One must, however, do their due diligence and not trust all the information they have access to.  In contrast to other forms of media,...
  • Masood Ahmed replied on the discussion topic Unit 2: Food for Thought September 24, 2022 - 11:39am
    #1. Using online search engines has become part of my life. Whether I am looking for store hours or information on a specific topic, an internet search is what I do. Like other technologies, search engines have come a long way from providing simple...
  • Fabiha Nawar replied on the discussion topic Unit 2: Food for Thought September 20, 2022 - 12:16pm
    #1. For many reasons I use search engine in my daily life. Personally, I trust the search engines as most of them gives the correct information. In most cases I use Google because it shows simple, better results. Some benefits of Google search...
  • Adam Zieleman replied on the discussion topic Unit 2: Food for Thought September 19, 2022 - 1:08pm
    Unit 2: FOOD FOR THOUGHT I don’t trust the ads that are presented as the top results on any search engine. They may or may not be useful, but they must be reviewed with a grain of salt. The search engine I trust most is Google, mostly...
  • Gregory McDonald added a new discussion topic Unit 2: Food for Thought September 19, 2022 - 10:17am
    Food for thought for Unit 2 (as copied from the Instructor's Notebook): 1. How much do you personally trust the various search engines? What are some of the benefits of a popular search engine? What are some of the pitfalls. 2. Describe the...

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