The new Rosetta

The above is a picture of the Rosetta Stone. From the Wikipedia article: The stone was carved during the Hellenistic period and is believed to have originally been displayed within a temple, possibly at nearby Sais. It was probably moved in late antiquity or during the Mameluk period, and was eventually used as building material in the construction of Fort […]

Why are Massachusetts colleges so successful ?

I love Boston. I was there for a conference, went to MIT and used their toilet. They do, Massachusetts (Mass) have a reputation for success amongst students – consistently: Why is this and what can we learn from their example ? I’ll present several visualisations below, taken from the wealth of data appreciatively and publicly […]