teaching machines

College Humor

December 3, 2017 by . Filed under public, teaching.

Office hours was just about over, and the line that normally piles up outside my door had evaporated bit by bit till there was nothing left but a peaceful hallway. But then—footsteps. A student appeared at my door, said she had a joke to share, and then launched a crumpled up piece of paper at me. This one:

She immediately disappeared with no further words. That’s not much a joke, I thought, but then I uncrumpled the paper:


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