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People Doing It Right, Part 4


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It’s been a while since I’ve talked about people doing things right. (For those of you just joining me, I occasionally try to “stay positive” by highlighting awesome things. Particularly, awesome things that succeed in getting average folks interested in various learn-y topics.  I reserve the right to be extremely picky, so you haven’t missed

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design, development, Dionysium, Education, information technology, learning, Pop Culture, students, Teaching, technical

Science!


Science is a belief in the ignorance of experts –Richard Feynman It’s been a helluva couple weeks, but I’ve been meaning to report on the January Dionysium. Our theme was science, and Richard Feynman in particular. Right off the bat, Dr. Carl Feierabend gave us a brief history of action, from Aristotle to the present day. Then

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Education, students, Teaching

Do Rick Perry’s Grades Matter?


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When I saw Rick Perry’s transcript, I was just as happy as anyone else to mock it and pass it around to everyone I knew. But did I feel a little bad about it, to be honest. Because grades aren’t everything. I’m not even being sarcastic here, I mean that very sincerely. Case in point:

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