A Peter Moment

Last night I was in class, Human-Computer Interactions 2, one of my graduate classes this semester.  The teacher is not a full time prof but rather works in the real world and so she’s much easier to talk to and approach as she is without the requisite snootiness that comes with a PhD and a job in academia (not that all PhD’s are snooty, but you get the idea).  I really enjoy her class because it’s great discussion (and sidetracks) and material without the massive pressure to perform on big ol’ nasty tests and whatnot.  There’s still work, but it’s a laid-back environment where learning takes priority over regurgitating knowledge.  I very much appreciate the atmosphere she has set for our class.  But it was in this unassuming class on a normal class night that I had what I call a “Peter moment.” Continue reading