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

Lynn Dixon boodaddy at gmail.com
Tue Sep 10 15:21:25 UTC 2013


I would love to have you teach me for my taildagger endorsement .  I am
sitting at about 27 hours now.  Would it be best to wait until I finish my
PPL then start the tail dagger endorsement?
However, I am willing to fly anytime, even if it's just for fun!
On Sep 10, 2013 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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