Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Some random reading

Watching a progress-bar march along and came across Arloa Sutter's blog -- some interesting reading here:


Monday, January 3, 2011

The meaning of life...


I post this with full knowledge that it's an unfairly incomplete picture of academic life... But I was struck by this collection of dissertations, which represents thousands and thousands of hours of work.

I know that work came to more than this, but when pictured this way it seems awfully empty.