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Confessions of a Community College Dean: False Economies "[S]elf-defeating efforts at cost control" See also "deferred maintenance." (tags: academia economics stupid politics) Maths plus 'geeky' images equals deterred students This week, in the Journal of Unsurprising Results. (tags: math…
Christian Demand: Inflated phrases - signandsight "Texts on art rarely explain what they profess to explain; they simply simulate the explainability of their theories." (tags: art culture humanities) Enrollment in Postsecondary Institutions, Fall 2006; Graduation Rates, 2000 and 2003 Cohorts;…
Solar System Visualizer Look at those planets and moons go! (tags: astronomy planets science computing internet gadgets) Polar vortex replicated in a bucket - physicsworld.com "The centre of the vortex is usually circular, but occasionally it assumes a triangular or even a square shape. Now…
Confessions of a Community College Dean: Ask the Administrator: Suggestions for Research? What should people be studying about community colleges? (tags: academia social-science economics science) Buying a Spot on the Syllabus :: Inside Higher Ed :: Jobs, News and Views for All of Higher…

A short piece on problems with IQ as a measure of innate intelligence

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Y'know how dumb people look when they express the popular understanding of physics?

By Caledonian (not verified) on 22 Nov 2007 #permalink

Neither.

By Caledonian (not verified) on 22 Nov 2007 #permalink

The Joe Bob Briggs piece is just awesome.

By Brad Holden (not verified) on 22 Nov 2007 #permalink