Nothing happens because there’s not enough real activity and challenge: You’re not in contact with the experimental guys. You don’t have to think how to answer questions from the students.
Note: on getting ideas
they remind me of a problem by asking questions in the neighborhood of that problem. It’s not so easy to remind yourself of these things.
Note: on teaching
I didn’t see how they were going to learn anything from that. Here he was talking about moments of inertia, but there was no discussion about how hard it is to push a door open when you put heavy weights on the outside, compared to when you put them near the hinge—nothing!
Note: on Brazilian education
Three or four different words for one idea, because when I’m doing it, it’s miserable; when you’re doing it, it’s elegant.
Note: nihongo