Tag: commencement

Some poignant words from Nate Silver to the class of 2013 at Ripon College. He encourages people to look and be able to interpret data in a world that is increasingly becoming data-driven and complex. In addition, he notes that data isn’t everything. That graduates should go on to be well-rounded in lots of areas […]

This is a video made by The Glossary based on a 2005 commencement speech made by David Foster Wallace at Kenyon College. In it, he describes two different lives we all can pursue — one that is unconscious and bland, where we accept the things given to us at face value; and the other where we are free to […]