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Microsoft's Ticking Time Bomb Is Windows XP

another_fanboy Re:The Solution is Obvious (829 comments)

Out of curiosity, for what reason would you rather run windows (which includes a graphics subsystem) but not x11?

about 10 months ago

The oldest hard drive I'm still using is ...

another_fanboy Re:Frist! (272 comments)

I am using a 85MB caviar hard drive in an old dos gaming machine.

more than 2 years ago

What's Wrong With the American University System

another_fanboy Re:seems to be missing a few points (828 comments)

But he seems actually worried mainly about tenured professors who are doing good research, because they aren't paying enough attention to teaching. Good teachers need to exist, but so do good researchers--- the problem with today's university is not that there are too many good senior researchers. If anything, the opposite.

The problem is researchers and teachers get jumbled into the same mass when it comes to advertising. Having the best theoretical physicists doing research does nothing for an physics undergrad.

more than 4 years ago

Discouraging Students from Taking Math

another_fanboy Re:Tinfoil (509 comments)

Are you implying in five to ten years people will take extra math classes because it's cool?

more than 7 years ago


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