“Protected from the harsh winds of the markets, legal educatorswere free to develop a hothouse plant that bore little resemblance toanything that grew in the natural soil of law practice. The hothousewalls are falling, leaving law schools to cope with markets.”1Larry RibsteinPracticing Theory: Legal Education for the 21st Century
While this post is a bit late. . . We’ve had some interesting weather around here. For VA this is huge, record breaking snow and it’s in March. We had some fun. Temps are now in the 70s. You can’t deny the weather around here keeps things interesting.
Hitchhiking robot’s cross-country trip in US ends in Philly “With the robot destroyed, Zeller said, she was most concerned about children who loved hitchBOT and followed it on social media. Her team doesn’t plan to release the last photo of it to protect young fans who might be distraught. “I hope that people won’t be too disappointed, too sad,” she said.” tags: weekly usa robot sociology Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.
FREE BEER Free as in speech . . . tags: free beer weekly creativecommons Amanda Palmer on Creativity as Connecting Dots and the Terrifying Joy of Sharing Your Art Online | Brain Pickings tags: creativity amanda palmer weekly “the impulse to connect the dots and share what you’ve connected” is not only what makes a great artist or writer but also, unequivocally, what makes a great scientist. In order for it to work, the door must remain unlocked. People might enter without knocking, they might crash your party and drink your wine. Let them in, and let them drink — because you might meet somebody interesting. “Tip-of-the-Tongue Syndrome,” Transactive Memory, and How the Internet Is Making Us Smarter | Brain Pickings “He cites Socrates’s parable of the Egyptian god Theuth and how he invented writing, offering it as a gift to the king of Egypt, Thamus, who met the present with defiant indignation: This discovery of yours will create forgetfulness in the learners’ souls, because they will not use their memories; they will trust to the external written characters and not remember of themselves. The specific which you have discovered is an aid not to memory, but to reminiscence, and you give your disciples not truth, but only the semblance of truth; they will be hearers of many things and […]