4 June 2010

Los Angeles media student suspended, reasons include “Tweeting about professor”

…the messages were non-threatening and didn’t mention the professors’ name.

[via:Andy Baio]

25 October 2009

Japanese futurism from 1969: The Rise of the Computerized School, illustrated by Shigeru Komatsuzaki - future classroom with watchful robots that rap students on the head if they lose focus or act up

Japanese 60’s futurism: visions of high tech schools and homes

Notice the cute whacker robots designed to beat children over the head if any rebellious acts occur in the computerized and unmanned classroom. Mmyeah, overgrown flyswatters on wheels will surely convince those fuckers to behave.

[via:Thomas N.]

18 July 2009

Economics professor on Autism as an Academic Paradigm

[via:Kottke]

20 June 2008

The Disadvantages of an Elite Education

Are the US elite universities that great, after all?

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