[FoRK] Dude, where’s my job?

HK Pang hkpang at gmail.com
Thu Jan 15 08:38:52 PST 2009


but at the undergrad level, technical education is still primarily a
read-the-book-do-the-homework-pass-the-exam experience.

On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 11:30 AM, Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 11:23:47AM -0500, HK Pang wrote:
>> also, schools like MIT put their course materials online. it's a lot
>
> Course materials are only a tiny piece of the whole expensive parcel.
>
>> 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.
>
> No hypotheticals about it, I was citing a major peer-reviewed
> journal commenting on official ranking.
>
> This is great, this planet needs lots of smart people.
>
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