Category Archives: Topics of interest

Academia vs. Industry

One of our department’s professors is leaving for Google. He described his reasons for leaving thusly (I’m paraphrasing from memory and omitting the personal and family reasons he has for leaving), “Academics make less than people working in industry. The … Full Post

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Under the Sun

“There is nothing new under the sun.” As someone whose “job” it is to think up new ideas, it is one part pleasing to two parts discouraging every time I have a new idea only to find that other people … Full Post

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