@noctiluca at 20k members - twice the size of the official enrollment - this is inevitably true
legacy facebook stuff
@radicalthinkerz the universal currency of the world
the new semester has started, and the familiar rituals are starting to kick in. over the years, however, said rituals have matured, ever so slightly, taking on new forms
which is to say, those who used to ask the strangely large university facebook group "hey, does anyone have the course books for course x" have transitioned into "hey, does anyone need the course books for course x"
'tis all part of the circle of university life
@Cyborgneticz what even are words
@Cyborgneticz it's gonna be me
@bthall that'd be the dream, tbh
Knowledge-based decision making
The Power of Kawaii: Viewing Cute Images Promotes a Careful Behavior and Narrows Attentional Focus
@Holly for science!
@anarchiv in economic theory, consumers are eminently rational beings with access to perfect information
real life students are
and it becomes strange to insert real life students into the role of consumers
Every now and then, I think about how the introduction of free market logic into the context of higher education posits students as in possession of the full force of consumer rationality
As those of you who have had the eminent pleasure of meeting actual students know, beyond all possible doubt, this is true
I am become the skateboard academic, surveyor of words
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