Computers Suck At Giving Hugs

Interesting points made by

But one question still nags; if the evidence suggests that instructor-led instruction still has a long, healthy life (whether in the classroom or online), why do bloggers continue to insist that its death is imminent?
For the record, here's one blogger that's convinced that computers will never fully replace real, live, human beings in their capacity as instructors. The human element, filled with compassion, emotion, empathy, and genuine understanding simply can't be replicated by technology - and is desperately needed by every student, whether they care to admit it or not.

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