Quotes/Open Source Textbooks/Kvetch

I do not intend to tiptoe through life only to arrive safely at death.
–Author Unknown

God runs electromagnetics by wave theory on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, and the Devil runs them by quantum theory on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.
–Sir William Bragg

worldchanging mentioned the Open Source Textbook movement today. Take a look:
https://web.archive.org/web/20040805160135/http://www.k12os.org/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=47
http://open-education.org/
http://wikibooks.org/
http://www.cs.huji.ac.il/~eproj/available/feit
https://ocw.mit.edu/

Southern Poly’s “Banner System” (the web interface for registration, records, etc.) has been “upgraded.” Oh, it’s really an improvement. Now there are whole sections you just can’t read at all, due to the dark blue text on the dark green background. I know they paid good money for it, too.

Cyn is Rick's wife, Katie's Mom, and Esther & Oliver's Mémé. She's also a professional geek, avid reader, fledgling coder, enthusiastic gamer (TTRPGs), occasional singer, and devoted stitcher.
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