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Techies care about education, but not enough

In a posting on LearnBoost Rafael claims that technologists care about education, but don’t care enough to actually do anything to solve the problems of education. He’s completely right, and he’s also completely wrong. He doesn’t even try to think … Continue reading

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Something Deeply Wrong With Chemistry

Over on the Chemistry Blog, Mitch has posted a professor’s letter to a doctoral student. After reading the letter, I can’t even fathom what kind of horrible person the professor is. I imagine that if I spoke to this professor, … Continue reading

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Why Johnny can’t code

I saw a post on Salon.com which reiterates something I feel strongly about, and have been saying for quite some time. BASIC used to be on every computer a child touched — but today there’s no easy way for kids … Continue reading

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