I personally think that academia should be both a challenging and direction-oriented endeavor. The professor referenced in the below NYTimes article (#1) in my opinion fundamentally fails to fulfill his duty as an educator, even if he was well intentioned.

  1. http://fish.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/02/15/are-academics-different/
  2. http://www.apple.com/trailers/independent/tokyo/
  3. http://www.bevindustry.com/Articles/Cover_Story/BNP_GUID_9-5-2006_A_10000000000000514065
    Its still bad for you…so who gives a shit?
  4. http://beeradvocate.com/
    Its still bad for you…but I wanna know what other people think anyways.
  5. http://consumerist.com/5150175/facebooks-new-terms-of-service-we-can-do-anything-we-want-with-your-content-forever
    Zuckerberg has finally decided to screw us all. So sorry your company isn’t worth the billions you originally thought asshole. That’s what you get for stealing the idea in the first place.
  6. http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/la-oe-thiessen15-2009feb15,0,469161.story
    We probably should’ve seen that one coming.
  7. http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jtRpD61hYVLOt9KV0r6F_NyLE82g
    I’m a sucker for tradition, even if it costs more to make and use the penny than the coin is actually worth. Keep ole’ Abe around!