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Tech Thursday: The Latest Faux Pas in Education, Workforce

At the last NC Academic Standards Review Commission meeting;

the topic of Common Core Standards was ripe in the air;

the members were gathered, each with much care. 1,869 more words

Tech Thursdays

Week Four

Holy shit, I think I understand pointers! It doesn’t matter that I have been using them for a quite a while in Objective-C code. Where I had working pointers I tended not to examine too closely what was going on behind the scenes. 236 more words

CS50

This Was The First News Story Ever Written About 'TheFacebook.com,' From The Site's Birth 10 Years Ago

It was written 10 years ago, when Facebook got its first mention in the media. At least, we presume that this article by The Harvard Crimson about student “Mark E. 1,106 more words

Technology

"Dome at Harvard"

Mini watercolor painting. $40.00 plus $5.00 shipping. Will fit in a 5×7 frame

How Yale is beginning to crack into the elite B-school ranks

(Poets&Quants) — It’s an alluring morning in New Haven, Conn. Under a brilliant sun, the air is crisp and cool. The leaves on the trees are beginning to transform into a kaleidoscope of colors. 2,552 more words

Leadership

Fragile

William Desmond, a Harvard Law student, and apparently a victim of a post-modern text generator, writes in The National Law Journal:

Although over the last few weeks many law students have experienced moments of total despair, minutes of inconsolable tears and hours of utter confusion, many of these same students have also spent days in action—days of protesting, of organizing meetings, of drafting emails and letters, and of starting conversations long overdue.

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How the US government's tiny statistical error is distorting the true cost of college

Many of the students now applying to US colleges and universities have almost no idea what it will really cost to go there, should they be accepted. 826 more words