Major in something that will give you the life that you want, with good employment opportunities in the places where you want to live. And don’t be surprised by what might come your way.
Understanding Physics 5/3/23
I realized that while I knew a lot about chemistry, my education was missing so much. My world was too narrow.
“We’re being trained to not want to think for ourselves. Instead, we seek to have answers given to us.”
Digital or Analog 4/17/23
I’ve never seen the point of making things digital when analogue works just fine, and has for decades. Yes, you can get a pretty little screen and type in the temperature and time, but I don’t see the point when I can just as easily (and perhaps more easily) turn the dials.
Space Adventure 4/13/23
if you want to learn this kind of thing (I guess I’m a lifelong learner) or if you have a child or grandchild that might enjoy puzzles and learning, it’s definitely worth the cost. It’s a very well put together package.
Is there a point to this blog? It doesn’t feel like it. My mind is wandering as I’m waiting for my house guest to rouse, and I’m just spending time writing a new blog post.
Faith in Students 4/4/23
They decided that their website needed a dramatic upgrade. Instead of asking their faculty to provide the upgrade as a real world and excellent teaching opportunity, they instead spent several hundred thousand dollars hiring an outside consulting firm. I have to admit, the firm did an excellent job, as evidenced by the fact that the original page that they presented had students click on the garbage can to go to the science page.
Graduate school should be a gathering of like-minded serious students who are there for the love of learning, with professors who build on this love rather than imposing their own demanding standards because they hope for some form of glory.
How Do You Know 2/3/23
how many things that I know without realizing how I know it. Or, how many things I think that I know that are not actually correct.
Never have I walked into a classroom and demanded changes in order to do my job. I would look at the layout and resources available, and adopted. Never have I refused to learn the technology available to do my job