Data is from NCES IPEDS. http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/datacenter/
Most students DO NOT pay the sticker price for higher education.
I hope everyone on this team has read The Double Helix, so they know just how much imaginative work was done back in the day to figure out what they just confirmed visually. While writing that I also had the amusing thought that I hope James Watson calls them up and tells them to get off his lawn.
I don't know what says more about the change in the average Slashdot reader--the fact that the summary for this story assumes that the reader doesn't know anything at all about BGP, or the fact that this is the first comment to bemoan that.
I would not have the career I have today if it weren't for Slack, _Running Linux_, my 486SX/33, and the friends I was blessed with those fine days.
I remember taking up a row of the 24-hour computer lab at school at 2am or so (to have an available row); I'd clear all the chairs out but one, log in to each PC, and then start downloading--FTP'ing directly to A:--like the carriage in a typewriter. By the time I had started the disk on the rightmost computer, the one on the leftmost machine would be finished downloading. Rollll to the left, repeat! Good memories.
sha1sum blah = 5bf1fd927dfb8679496a2e6cf00cbe50c1c87145
sha1sum 5bf1fd927dfb8679496a2e6cf00cbe50c1c87145 = 9dbc5291ce0269baafbf68a6346b5510a1b30860
sha1sum 9dbc5291ce0269baafbf68a6346b5510a1b30860 = caa4e37211fda75d91b9bf3231f9fbeb434d56e8