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Know your audience

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

Received on the Wisconsin Computer Architecture mailing list, read by many top experts in the field:

“My Name is Kyle im A SO in High School and im Think to Come To Madison After my SR Year and I like to Know What some of the Class are and What its like in ur Class Room [...]

Less QII

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

I am halfway through my QII (a.k.a. PhD Qualifying Exams). These exams are the first step towards getting a PhD. If I pass, I will be awarded Advanced Graduate Standing, which basically means they won’t kick me out of school as soon as my Masters is done. Essentially, it is to determine if you are [...]

The Politeness Gap

Thursday, January 15th, 2009

I went through another semester’s teaching training today. One of the elective sessions I attended was called Culture Shock, and was related to the problems that international students have adjusting to live in the US. I felt interested in this session because a had been having talks with a colleague and a student who seemed [...]