That’s actually why I dropped out of my PhD program from a tier 1 institution. When I ran an environmental scan of academia I realized real quick it’s an awful career field. Full time faculty is in decline, tenure is almost obsolete, and there’s too many colleges for a shrinking student base... Read more
This is a valid point and speaks to a larger issue in education... We tell people to study what interests them and not what we need In our workforce. The result is unemployable students with massive debt somehow convinced that the degree will prove to employers that they are “trainable”, but employers don’t want… Read more
I have no sympathy. The definition of an adjunct professor is someone who is otherwise employed and teaches a class here or there for the University. I was an adjunct for many many years, and most schools I’ve worked with have explicit rules requiring you to have full time employment outside of the school. I’m very… Read more
I don’t really have a problem with the auctions.
I mean seriously, 100 people want a car, and there is only 1 car. What is the “most fair way” to distribute that car? I would say an auction is the best. I really don’t see the huge issue there.
Whats your definition of fragile?
I did 120k on my C5 and no repairs cost more than 1-2k. Probably spent less than 5 grand on it to get it to 120k. Loved it.
Now I have a ferrari. No repairs cost less than 3k. I have 20k on it and have spent more than 20 grand on it. Love it.
I can’t get over how durable the vette is for… Read more
I love vettes and I’d drive one as a DD, but you may be missing who buys many of these:
Vettes have always been the blue-collar retirement machine, and when your 65 years old, sometimes its not easy and convenient for you to get into one.
You buy it anyway because you’ve spent 40 years DREAMING of the day you could buy… Read more
I’ve built my own engine block before. It was my capstone engineering project. It was a 1 cylinder, about 50cc or so. Its definitely possible.
The biggest issue isn’t that you want to build your own, but rather HOW you want to build your own.
you see, the real challenge is making it LIGHT and DURABLE.
I know you said you… Read more
In Ohio, most people I sell cars to tell me they don’t need it notarized... Heck one guy told me he didn’t even need me to sign the title. I feel like something shady is going on but I can’t figure out what.