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designed by engineers, for engineers

December 3, 2010

Could these boxes be uglier? Can something have a negative aesthetic score?

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Who thought it was a good idea to make things worse for generations yet to come?

November 21, 2010

Link: Who thought it was a good idea to make things worse for generations yet to come? We’re doing to higher education what we already did to secondary education; private schools, and public schools barely scraping by with lower standards, with smart people knowing that that’s not where you send your kids if you value […]

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If teachers’ unions are so powerful and influential, why are teachers’ working conditions so bad?

November 17, 2010

Think about that. These people earn bachelor’s degrees, maybe even a masters spend their own money on materials for their workspace, sometimes even on food for the children in their care can’t even go to the bathroom when they need to sit at kids’ tables in empty classrooms or in staff rooms (if there is […]

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NPR 600 word story entry 1

November 14, 2010

Some people swore that the house was haunted. We never believed it but we were happy to let others think so. The house’s appearance helped. It was right out of the props department of a movie studio. A tall, narrow, wooden house with shutters hanging by a corner, swinging and slamming in the slightest breeze, […]

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