We are moving from an era of private data and public analyses to one of public data and private analyses. Just as we have learned to be cautious about data that are missing, we may have to be cautious about missing analyses also.
Stephen Senn via Andrew Gelman http://ow.ly/3hGg8B
Higher ed’s problems “are the bill coming due for 40 years of trying to preserve a set of practices that have outlived the economics that made them possible.”
Clay Shirky http://ow.ly/2b178c
Modern writing at its worst does not consist in picking out words for the sake of their meaning and inventing images in order to make the meaning clearer. It consists in gumming together long strips of words which have already been set in order by someone else, and making the results presentable by sheer humbug.
"Yes, but that’s still a minority! If more women played video games, there would be more reason to have female protagonists!"
A good reader, a major reader, an active and creative reader is a rereader.
Vladimir Nabokov(via stoweboyd)
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