[BSDCert] Suggested reading
evan at telly.org
Sun Jul 31 22:29:37 EDT 2005
Here's a book that I found not only a very entertaining read, but also
one that has a chapter that deals directly and somewhat uniquely with
issues related to certification. Specifically, why people take exams and
why they cheat on exams that have value.
The book is "Freakonomics" by Levitt and Dubner, most book stores should
have it since it sold extremely well over the winter. The relevant
material is in chapter 1, "What do Schoolteachers and Sumo Wrestlers
Have in Common?".
Here's an excerpt:
The rest of the book is pretty good, too. :-)
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