Sunday, January 04, 2004

unorthodox MIT professor dies at 105

we're all going to miss arthur von hippel.

"Eric von Hippel, who is now a professor of innovation at MIT, said his father's students appreciated his teaching style.

'They thought he was so cool. Instead of a formal exam he would invite them in for a chat with apple pie, ice cream and tea -- and at the end he would give them a grade' he said."

school of rock(y) road?

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