Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Who needs state-bloated universities?

You want to learn mathematics to degree level? Here was the old primary choice:

1. Take three years out of your life, put yourself into horrendous debt, and pay the state-bloated charges of a state-bloated university, to subsidise the "old socialist" views of a tired mathematics lecturer hack and their tenured cronies.

And now here's the new choice:

2. Pay nothing, and work your way through the Kahn Academy in your own time, while you keep working to pay the bills:


The state-licensed gatekeepers of knowledge are coming down.


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