Online education is sad and lonely. Say what?

Thursday’s New York Times had an article about how online courses only attract lonely geeks who have no social lives. Or something. Perhaps I exaggerate a little.
Anyway, the libertarian blog Hit and Run skewers the article, and so do the comments.
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Hit and Run