Archive for August, 2009

Why meetings suck for Academics

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on August 2nd, 2009

In this enlightening article, Paul Graham explains why meetings seriously damage the “maker’s” schedule. Makers are programmers and writers according to him, or those who do their work in chunks of time (morning, afternoon) and not by hours (such as many managers). Academics, at least those I know, are makers too. His point is simple–because […]