Tuesday, August 14, 2012

No cookies for you at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

I imagine this person behind the scene who is in charge of funding cookies to attract people to talks. He decides at the beginning of the year which of the speaker gets cookies. Unfortunately, if you went to Felix Hermann's talk Friday morning at University of Wiscosin-Madison, there was no cookies for you.

I take it as a sign of quality, the better the talk, the less the need to attract students with cookies.

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