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Friday, November 9, 2007

Hey, Smartass

posted by on November 9 at 11:20 AM

As long as you’re idling around online, might as well learn something.

UC Berkeley becomes the first campus to make full courses available on YouTube.

Here’s some “physics for future presidents”:

Presidents, it appears, are the new poets.

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I wonder how those students feel about their education being offered for free online... and, can we get a degree for watching these?

Posted by L | November 9, 2007 11:46 AM

I like how this tickles my inner Apple fanboy, science nerd, internet slacker, and desire to return to the simle life of college all at once. One could get hooked on these.

Posted by Macj | November 9, 2007 12:28 PM

Aptly named. I took a one credit class called "The physics of Toys". It started out with why weebles wobble but they dont fall down. (answer: the center of gravity is beneath the toy)

But I do dream of the day when a physicist is president. Less likely to start a war.

p.s.- Hey NSA, I know you are still reading all this stuff and I still hate you.

Posted by Lawrence Molloy | November 9, 2007 12:52 PM

My grade 9 science teacher explained it better.

Posted by Natalie | November 9, 2007 3:38 PM

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