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2017 08 30 More than a Few Words About Computer Literacy in the Twenty First Century

About a month and a half ago I decided that there was really no place in any of my classes for my "what you really ought to know about doing economics" lecture it would be either incomprehensible (because students would not understand it) or unnecessary (because students would already know it).

I have been thinking about whether I should have a "leveraging your brain in the twenty-first century for fun and profit using computers" lecture. And I have tentatively decided that I am stuck in the same dilemma: what I have to say will either be incomprehensible and not understandable, or unnecessary and boring because known:

Cf.: How to think like an economist (if, that is, you wish to):