A multidisciplinary education

The notion that every well educated person would have a mastery of at least the basic elements of the humanities, sciences, and social sciences is a far cry from the specialized education that most students today receive, particularly in the research universities.
—Joseph Stiglitz

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“All the interesting problems cross boundaries,” says David Ellwood, the dean of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. Some straddle borders. Some straddle disciplines. Some require co-operation between business, government, academia and non-profit groups. “So you have to train people to cross boundaries.” [Source]

Long overdue update

My other domain (http://fittingly.net) was hacked awhile back, but yesterday I finally spent some quality time with FTP, raw access logs and creative !p@5$w0RdS&, so I think my site should be back in order for now. Edit: Still hacked and I don’t have time to devote to fixing it at the moment, so I’ve moved over to my portfolio site in the meantime (maybe forever?).

I’ve missed having a blog because I don’t feel like I’m imposing my great sense of humor and self-serving life updates on anyone. I am mostly kidding about the great sense of humor thing, though someone DID tell me I was rather humorous the other day and I nearly proposed to him. Anyway, I know at least three people read this so I’m updating for you!

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Progress — always progressing.

Frank Tyger said, “Progress is not created by contented people.” — This site is a work in progress. There are quite a few glitches that I need to take care of, but for the most part, this is officially up and running. Keep in touch. ;-)