[FoRK] Dude, where’s my job?

HK Pang hkpang at gmail.com
Thu Jan 15 08:23:47 PST 2009


also, schools like MIT put their course materials online. it's a lot
easier to find learning materials than motivated and smart students.
so at the end of the day, countries like China and India will compete
well  simply by the sheer size of their populations.

On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 7:15 AM, Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 12:39:42PM -0800, Adam L Beberg wrote:
>
>> Anything that in any way risked failure was not allowed. Even a single B
>> could mean having to go to a "bad" college, never mind that even a
>> college in rural China uses the same (pirated) books and teaches the
>> exact same thing as the Ivy League does.
>
> I've read in Science IIRC that undergrad education in top schools
> in China is world class. They only have to go abroad for top grad schools.
> It will probably take another decade to close that remaining gap.
>
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