This one had me scratching my head as to why everyone is in a frenzy. OK? And? If you've been following the news, there were two high profile cases over the past couple of years (Rehtaeh Parsons and Audrie Pott). Both girls were raped and then ridiculed online. Both girls committed suicide. Now, this computer instructor also specializes in AI and taken in this light, I see nothing wrong with this assignment. Heaven forbid an assignment challenge the beliefs and skills of our students and cause them to really think about the underlying cause of someone's death and maybe creating something that helps prevent a suicide. Bonus points for a routine that scans a site (like Facebook) and automatically flags profiles that may fall into this category. But no. Instead of meeting a challenge head on, you get the cries of how wrong and insensitive it is for an instructor to use this type of topic in an assignment. Seriously? I'd think they'd jump at the chance to create something that's not your typical run of the mill, "create a poker game for your grade" assignment. Oh, that's right. In today's society, it's terribly wrong to remind people that there are bad things that happen and if you ignore it, it'll go away. Phooey.