Curiosity versus Grades

The desire to know is far more important than achievement and/or performance measures.

Caine & Caine

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Done with 6.00x

I just finished the final exam for 6.00x (Intro to CS and Programming), the MITx course I was taking in the fall. I have to admit that my stamina took a nosedive near the end of this course.

It’s really hard to keep up coursework over the holidays, and some hiccups in the course administration — mostly delays in getting new assignments posted — messed up my rhythm. So I put off doing the final problem set and watching the last couple sets of lectures until last week. And I have to admit something possibly scandalous: I didn’t bother finishing the final exam. Continue reading “Done with 6.00x”