Category Archives: education

On (Not) Learning Things


I have to learn new things constantly in order to keep myself entertained. I’m rarely interested in doing things that don’t allow me to learn, and when I look back at things I have done that don’t teach me anything, … Continue reading

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Should a college be free?


Should a college do away with tuition? At algebraic geometry lunch last week, Ravi asked if a college with a sufficiently large endowment should do away with tuition. Since that was near the end of the hour, I didn’t get … Continue reading

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