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2011-09-12 (Monday)


  1. Our Universities: How Bad? How Good? by Peter Brooks | The New York Review of Books

    I’m not sure why I keep finding these articles about universities so interesting. Maybe because it’s so hard to pin down what they’re *for*, never mind how to achieve that.


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    @Zoonie Usually, yes, but I loved it in this because he sounds so enthusiastic, and understandably so.

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    @Alby I bet, but being able to see clips and examples of what he's talking about is great.

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    Only watched the first of 15 parts of Mark Cousins' 'The Story of Film' and I already wish I could have watched it over 20 years ago. Brill.

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    @csi_popmusic @chrislunch That’s the spirit!

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    Turns out that running a fan site for a director who actually makes films takes up some time. How could I have known?

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    Office competition: Who gets the most exciting and hi-tech opticians’ tests.

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    Before you close a web page make sure you scroll up to the top, so it's in the right position for the next person.