| Math SlavesYup. This happened. Some of these questions are ridiculous. The teachers claim they were not being malicious, but its really difficult to see it that way.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/01/10/georgia-schools-slavery-m_n_1197491.html|| 3 years 10 months|
| Revenge of the MarxistsBefore you jump to any conclusions, do remember one of the core tenants of Marixism. Marx claimed that all capital (K) is really stored-up labor. For a quick primer, read here.
The idea behind this is simple. All capital stores the value of labor that went into making that piece of capital. Thus...|| 4 years 9 hours|
| MBA Hires - 2011http://poetsandquants.com/2011/11/16/mckinsey-doubles-mba-hires-at-duke-haas/
This article includes some links to the top companies in financial services, consulting, tech, and consumer products, and the number of business schools who reported hires to these companies.
I was surprised by...|| 4 years 1 week|
| Pacquiao III MarquezAnyone watch? These guys came head to head in 2004 and 2008, and both were close fights. Tonights was also very close. Thoughts?|| 4 years 2 weeks|
| Facts and ChicksLearn something new here.
MOD EDIT: Potentially NSFW, depending on how tightly twisted your boss's panties are.|| 4 years 2 weeks|
| Some Thoughts on InterviewsA few weeks ago, my father set up a meeting for me with his bosses boss. This guy basically runs wealth. This guy was brought out of retirement, in his mid-50's, to help a friend of his rebuild the WM division at the BB where my old man works.
After a few minutes with him, he basically flat out...|| 4 years 1 month|
| Goodbye, BO to FO JumpMy old man works at UBS, and he was telling me about another consequence of the Adoboli "rogue trader" case: the end of bringing in employees from the back office or trade support to the front office.
The reason is simple: these guys know firm processes and procedures, and thus, know the...|| 4 years 2 months|
| Bloomberg TechStarshttp://www.bloomberg.com/tv/shows/techstars/
Anyone watch it yet? The first episode was pretty good. Its a standard reality competition show. Except the teams are small companies looking for a big break. If you have any interest in tech, it might be worth checking out.|| 4 years 2 months|
| Violence Towards Your ResumeOver the past few weeks, as recruiting season roles around, many of you monkeys are asking for some resume advice.
Yet, I've noticed many of the threads use specific catch phrases such as "murder my resume" or "destroy my resume".
Why the use of violent terms when talking about your resume?...|| 4 years 2 months|
| Is the Conglomerate model falling apart?Today, McGraw-Hill announced that it was splitting itself into two separate companies.
This isn't the first time this has happened this year. Earlier this year, both Kraft and Motorola announced similar arrangements, each splitting their operations into two separate public companies (one of...|| 4 years 2 months|