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Building a Crystal Clear Whiteboard


[Michael Peshkin] teaches mechanical engineering at Northwestern University. He likes to use diagrams to illustrate his point, but he also likes to face his students when doing so. His solution was to develop this clear whiteboard which ends up unlocking a lot more than just some hand-drawn schematics.

It’s a bit hard to see what he’s written on the board in the image above but squint and see if you can figure out what’s wrong with this style of teaching? Everything he’s writing is backwards. That’s not actually a problem in this case as [Michael] uses flip teaching. He records and posts all of his lectures online. Classroom time is then used for question and answer on the lecture subjects. In order to get the text to read the correct way he just bounces the camera off of a mirror.

The board itself is a huge sheet of tempered…

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PandoWeekly: Adam Penenberg on what it’s like to be hacked

Truly an OMG/WTF moment. But for the grace of God go I.

Testament of Orpheus — Jean Cocteau (Full Film)

A Quarry — Albrecht Durer

Is the Moto G the Goldilocks phone for spendthrifts?

Yes, Moto G for me.

10 Japanese Twitter posts that will change the way you think about the future

This is the one I like the most:

Student: “What kind of person uses this stuff down the line?”
Teacher: “What kind of person will you amount to if you can’t even handle this?”


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The future is full of uncertainty, both fun and terrifying in equal measure. In today’s global economy, there’s plenty of reason to get anxious over what’s to come, but that doesn’t stop some people from dreaming big.

Everyone has a different perspective on the future and how to face it, but by becoming aware of these personal differences, we can change our own approach to these uncertain matters. Here are 10 Japanese Twitter posts that will give you new ideas about your life and where it’s headed.

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