Monthly Archives: January 2007

The Tail Wagging the Dog

A headline in a local newspaper read “Want higher salary? Get master’s degree” Woe is me, for a master’s I possess not. The reporter wrote based on a ministry of manpower study which I tried in vain to locate. So … Continue reading

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Ipod and the Golden Ratio

I gave a talk before on the golden ratio, so when I came across this blog entry Ipod and the golden ratio via Gooseania, I quickly saved this link in case I have to give the same talk again.

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Teaching Evaluation

I quite enjoy reading teaching evaluations. Perhaps, it’s a little egotistical but I regard it as the pat on the back for a job well done. Anyway, there’s this strange comment from my evaluation under the category “suggestions for improvement” … Continue reading

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