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My Grading Policy

I’m thinking about placing this as a foreword to all my courses. It shows the bs from both sides! Have fun with this extract from Breaking Bad, and notice how Mr. White plays dumb to have the student believe for … Continue reading

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As We May Wish

What better end of year than talking with my friend Dan over a good pizza and an Aperol  Spritz… and what better occasion than this to begin my blogging year 2016. The occasion arose from his wish to discuss the … Continue reading

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Lectures and Wisdom

My friend Dan Ausbury provoked my thought processes by contributing a couple of articles from the New York Times published in the past weeks. The first is “Lecture me. Really.”; the second is “Schools for Wisdom”. I believe they are … Continue reading

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Thus Spake Zarathustra-Bill Gates

Thus, He spoke, at last. When asked today (November 2, 2013) by The Financial Times about his thoughts on priority between malaria vaccination and Internet connectivity he replied: As a priority, it’s a joke. […] Take this malaria vaccine, [this] … Continue reading

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Achala, Destroyer of Ignorance

In my recent work trip to New York City, I had a chance to visit again the fabled Met Museum. In this latest visit I had an interesting encounter with a mythical fantastic persona: Achala, the Destroyer of Ignorance. I … Continue reading

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