1. should u attend an ivy? a post at gnxp shows a graph of mean earnings at age 28 vs US News rankings. this more than ever reinforces my opinion that colleges need to drop their unofficial asian quotas. i knew results from law school earnings resembled this graph, but didn’t know that it applied to the general college population so starkly.
2. some of you may have heard the recent news that atheists/agnostics tend to know more about religion than the ppl that actually believe. here’s the quiz they gave. of course this news should come as no surprise b/c religion correlates negatively w/ iq.
3. “it is pointless to ask whether a model is real, only whether it agrees with observation.” – stephen hawking in a particularly “there is no spoon” zen moment. he says there may never be a theory of everything. further reason to think today’s theoretical physicists are full of it.