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The Artist's Fear

In a class today, we were talking about the types of artists and the way that they view themselves and things like that, and something came up that caught my attention. 389 more words


College Hacks and Tips

College is expensive af, and if you’re like me you try to find every way to finesse the system and cut corners. In fact, I think that’s one of the best lessons a freshman or someone attending college for the first time should know.  878 more words

Commonly Misused Words

My wife sent me something on Facebook from a Harvard professor named Steven Pinker, who lists commonly misused words. Although the article, from Business Insider, is dated Dec. 218 more words

Stop Calling Things "Too PC"

I have a huge problem with people calling things “too PC,” but not for the reason that you probably assume.

When you look at this alongside the fact that I also happen to (1) a millennial and (2) a humanities professor, I’m sure it is easy to assume that I am probably a neoliberal activist who is out to promote a specific agenda.  377 more words



I was told by multiple people in different situations today that I should be a math professor.

We went out for karaoke again and I continue to be amazed how much fun it is even while sober. 39 more words


"If you're incompetent, you can't know you’re incompetent... skills you need to..." Dunning-Kruger Effect

“If you’re incompetent, you can’t know you’re incompetent… skills you need to produce a right answer are exactly the skills you need to recognize what a right answer is.”

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You thought Lego was for kids? Think again

#Lego You thought Lego was for kids? Think again At seven, says Professor David Gauntlett, he was that kid who would read the side of the Lego box – Made in Billund Denmark – and think, I must go there one day . 32 more words