Last year I cringed amidst a captive audience. The very well paid Vice Chancellor of a British university was lecturing us by braying-on about his profound 'expert' observations that in the library of his institution students were using computers to learn and were not just "playing-around on Google."
What that so called highly paid 'expert' leader in higher education clearly did not know is that playing around on Google allows students to do what could never otherwise be achieved in a thousand lifetimes, not by anyone .
I noted that the man was wearing grey shoes. Grey shoes, I tell you!
Thanks to Google, it is possible to scan over 30 million publications in seconds to find exactly what you are looking for. Playing around on Google gets to the truth and busts pervasive myths. Playing around on Google enables students to discover that what is written inside many scholarly books is 100 per cent wrong! Because Playing around on Google allows everyone to veraciously challenge 'expert' knowledge-beliefs that have been surreptitiously stuffed into knowledge gaps.
Playing around on Google proved that Charles Darwin definitely did not independently discover natural selection, neither did the other pretender Alfred Wallace (see Sutton 2014). If that veracious discovery upsets you then you should blame it on Google.
Playing around on Google enables us to discover the origins of discoveries, ideas, terms, phrases and concepts.
The origin of Humpty Dumpty is Punchinello (Sutton 2013)
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Alternatively, you could wear grey shoes and try clicking your heels together in your comfy dotage.