Editor's Note: Numerous instances of plagiarism have been discovered in Dan Kimber’s “Education Matters” column, which ran in the News- Press from September 2003 to September 2011. In those columns where plagiarism has been found, a For the Record specifying the details will be appended to the piece.
I tackle this week’s topic I must apologize for last week’s quiz.
There were a few glaring errors that a number of people pointed out to me and I’m feeling a little contrite, since I was trying to demonstrate that human intelligence still surpasses any and all technological contrivances that simulate our brains.
The answer I gave to the question, “Which of the seven was beardless?” referring to the Seven Dwarfs, was “Dumbo.” The answer, of course, is “Dopey,” which I absolutely knew, but for some inexplicable reason, I wrote Dumbo, the Disney elephant with big ears.