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Mar 31 2014

False Memories of You

I’ve been taking a MOOC called The Science of Everyday Thinking. I don’t remember what “MOOC” stands for, but the first letter is for “massive,” one of the O’s is “online,” and the C is “class.” So you get the idea. They’re free computer-based courses, this one offered by University of Queensland in Australia. The […]

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May 27 2012

Baby’s First Job

On Tuesday, May 23, 2012, Lulu started a new job. She has had some important jobs before now, but this is her first post-graduate Big Girl job, and she found it all by herself. She is editor and producer for care2.com, “the largest online community for healthy and green living, human rights and animal welfare.” […]

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May 12 2012

I Feel Boring

Published by under Education,Teaching

It’s been a hard week, this last of the semester, with a persistent plagiarizer, a near mutiny about my final being unfairly difficult, and pleading students emitting buckets of tears because of not passing the class. I’m too soft-hearted not be be bothered, but too serious to succumb to pressure. I asked my students to […]

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