[Chugalug] Blog post - "To my daughter's high school programming teacher"

kitepilot at kitepilot.com kitepilot at kitepilot.com
Tue Sep 10 14:58:05 UTC 2013


Yep...
Off topic, but FUN!   ;-)
I'm MEL Commercial w/instruments but I deferring my MCFI until I get a twin, 
but that's a different story and I am OUTTA HERE!   :)
ET 

 

Stephen Kraus writes: 

> I really want to get multi-engine certified eventually (since we're off
> topic anyways) 
> 
> 
> On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 10:37 AM, <kitepilot at kitepilot.com> wrote: 
> 
>> He Lynn, from instructor to instructor, feel free to come get a
>> taildragger endorsement in my Bellanca 14-13 and it will be WAAAAY cheaper
>> and WAAAAY more fun than the dull airplanes from the FBO...   ;-)
>> Gliders are an option too.
>> To place it in perspective, flying a single engine is like VBasic
>> programming.
>> Flying a glider is like writing a kernel module...   ;-)
>> ET
>> PS: "(a good way to learn something is to teach it)"
>> Agree a thousand percent!
>> That's why I became CFI, CFIG, and I am working on my 'double II'
>> When I grow up and make some money I'll pursue float planes and
>> helicopters. 
>>
>>
>> Lynn Dixon writes: 
>>
>>> As an adjunct instructor at a local college (I teach 2 linux courses 2
>>> nights a week) the salary is what is keeping qualified individuals from
>>> teaching.  I am only an Adjunct, and I really teach because I enjoy it,
>>> and
>>> it keeps me sharp on my skills (a good way to learn something is to teach
>>> it), I do not do it because the salary is great.  Don't get me wrong, for
>>> the amount of work its a good easy paying job, and it pays for my flight
>>> time at the local FBO, but unless I was a tenured Prof, at a university,
>>> theres no way in hell I would do it as my primary career. 
>>>
>>> On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 12:25 AM, William Roush <
>>> william.roush at roushtech.net 
>>>
>>>> wrote: 
>>>>
>>>
>>>   Actually I think a better next step: why aren't skilled people like
>>>> Rikki looking to teach these kinds of classes? If we leave it to those at
>>>> the bottom of the skill set pole no amount of legislation will fix it and
>>>> will just continue to an inefficient hole to shovel money into rising
>>>> administrative costs.
>>>> William Roush
>>>> On 9/9/2013 11:08 PM, Phil Shapiro wrote: 
>>>>
>>>>  I'm really proud that someone from the open source community (Rikki
>>>> Endsley)
>>>> had the courage and leadership to address this nasty underside of our
>>>> culture.
>>>>  If you're not leading the world to a better place, you're tolerating a
>>>> world that's too
>>>> messed up. Next step? New civil rights legislation that makes it a crime
>>>> for someone
>>>> to tolerate gender harassment in a classroom or workplace.
>>>>                  phil
>>>> ------------------------------
>>>> *From: *"Stephen Kraus" <ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com> <ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com
>>>> >
>>>> *To: *"Chattanooga Unix Gnu Android Linux Users Group"
>>>> <chugalug at chugalug.org> <chugalug at chugalug.org>
>>>> *Sent: *Monday, September 9, 2013 10:54:21 PM
>>>> *Subject: *Re: [Chugalug] Blog post - "To my daughter's high
>>>> school        programming teacher"
>>>> What the hell....I hope this keeps going up. This is unacceptable. 
>>>>
>>>> On Mon, Sep 9, 2013 at 10:34 PM, Phil Shapiro <pshapiro at his.com> wrote: 
>>>>
>>>>>    An important blog post by a tech reporter colleague, Rikki Endsley.
>>>>> *
>>>>> *
>>>>> http://tinyurl.com/puy6erh
>>>>>      This blog post is currently number 1 on Hacker News (YCombinator).
>>>>>  I did a screen grab --
>>>>>      http://www.his.com/pshapiro/**ToMyDaughters.png<http://www.his.com/pshapiro/ToMyDaughters.png>
>>>>>     You can follow Rikki at http://www.twitter.com/**rikkiends<http://www.twitter.com/rikkiends>
>>>>>  Retweet at
>>>>>  https://twitter.com/rikkiends/**status/377168772546957312<https://twitter.com/rikkiends/status/377168772546957312>
>>>>>       You might want to send her a short, encouraging @ message.
>>>>> It took courage to write that blog post.
>>>>>              phil 
>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>> Phil Shapiro, pshapiro at his.com
>>>>> http://www.his.com/pshapiro/**briefbio.html<http://www.his.com/pshapiro/briefbio.html>
>>>>> http://www.twitter.com/**philshapiro<http://www.twitter.com/philshapiro>
>>>>> http://www.his.com/pshapiro/**stories.menu.html<http://www.his.com/pshapiro/stories.menu.html>
>>>>> "Wisdom begins with wonder." - Socrates
>>>>> "Learning happens thru gentleness." 
>>>>>
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