Archive for April 20th, 2017

The Quest of  Tech Billionaires for Immortality

The Quest of Tech Billionaires for Immortality

It is instructive to see what someone does who achieves great wealth and great power. What do they focus on personally, what do they use their resources to accomplish, what is most important to them?

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The central courtyard of the Haas School of Business on the UC Berkeley campus in Berkeley, California. ({Photo credit: BrokenSphere)

A Berkeley professor who understands his job

What is Alan Ross’s secret? His “new” model restores the university to what it is supposed to be and once was: about learning, not politics. Students take a final exam that tests what they have learned from the wide variety of ideas they have heard in the course of the semester, which determines whether they pass the course.

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