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Holm School Blog (Archive)

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73 Posts

Going to go make some friends
26 May 2020

#19 - No One Gives a Shit About Your Masters
25 May 2020

Fincel
17 May 2020

Free Books Hurt No One
13 May 2020

#20 - Online Learning is Superior to In-Person Learning
12 May 2020

Reached traditional FI this month
9 May 2020

Perlego is Now Available in the United States
2 May 2020

#21 - You Can Rely on Volunteer Material to Learn Computer Science
18 April 2020

Why College Costs 64 Times the Sticker Price: YouTube
9 April 2020

Why People Don't Understand Open Source, From the Perspective of an Art Historian
6 April 2020

We Need to Support Archive.org
5 April 2020

Online Computer Science Learning Resources in Topeka, KS for COVID-19 Involuntary Holm Schoolers and Beyond
3 April 2020

Holm School Nonprofit Whitepaper
21 March 2020

#22 - You Should Focus on your IRA not your Degree
6 November 2019

#23 - Education has been Solved by Crowdsourcing
15 October 2019

How to be a Vegan Straightedger
14 October 2019

How I Invest as a Computer Scientist
13 October 2019

#24 - Programming Jobs Pay Tuition Reimbursement as a Benefit
12 October 2019

#25 - Colleges are just Hedge Funds
6 October 2019

New Treehouse Nonprofit
5 October 2019

#26 - College: The Reverse Lemonade Stand
4 October 2019

#27 - D.R.Y. Applies to Colleges Too
15 September 2019

An Introduction to Open Education
14 September 2019

FIRE as a Person with Schizophrenia
8 September 2019

One Year Anniversary!
16 August 2019

#28 - The Conflict of Interest Between Professor and Student
15 August 2019

#29 - Supply and Demand are Reversed for College Degree Prices
13 August 2019

FI-DOS Manifesto: Financial Independence, Do Open Source
6 August 2019

#30 - The Barebone Baseline Degree Manifesto
4 August 2019

#31 - Library Genesis
3 August 2019

My Philanthropic Manifesto
1 August 2019

#32 - Literacy is More Important than Conferences
14 July 2019

#33 - You Should Insist On Nonpaper Books
25 June 2019

#34 - College is Just Gamified Reading
24 June 2019

Some Principles of Learning Computer Science Affordably
23 June 2019

Don't Lock Yourself Into Proprietary Licenses by Using Non-Open Source Textbooks
19 June 2019

#35 - The Radical Potential of the Digital Public Library
9 June 2019

#36 - If You Are Paying to Study Offline, You Are Probably Getting Ripped Off
6 June 2019

#37 - Living at Home For Four More Years Isn't That Bad
5 June 2019

Screen Time as an Enemy of the Good
4 June 2019

#38 - Educational Costs in 2019 for CS Should Be on the Order of Hundreds of Dollars, Not Thousands
3 June 2019

An Update On My Schizophrenia Medicine Being Denied By My Insurance
2 June 2019

#39 - The limitless ceiling of intellectual pursuit is a false hope
1 June 2019

#40 - College is no longer the destination to learn how to code - the public library is
31 May 2019

You Deserve to Go to College For Free
30 May 2019

You Don't Need to Spend a Cent to Learn Computer Science
29 May 2019

Squad Goals vs. Philanthropy Goals
28 May 2019

The Secrets of Compounding Interest, From A Programmer's Perspective
26 May 2019

Why Youth is the Most Important Time to Avoid Debt, And That Includes Student Loans
25 May 2019

Get a Full Scholarship to the College in Your Hometown, and Don't Move to a Different City
24 May 2019

On Being a Computer Scientist With A Mental Illness and Finding Happiness
23 May 2019

Why Holm School Doesn't Make Content
22 May 2019

The F You Degree
21 May 2019

My advice to people considering a liberal arts degree: Adjust to reality
18 May 2019

40 Reasons Not To Go To College to Study Computer Science
11 May 2019

Tips for Personal Finance
18 March 2019

Work Your Way Out of Your Public University Career Into A Programming Career
18 January 2019

Who Will Be The Khan Academy For Computer Science?
14 January 2019

It’s Not About Moocs, It’s About the Public Library – A Book Review of Excellent Sheep
13 January 2019

Bootstrap Your Computer Science Career
5 January 2019

Retire a Millionaire by Skipping College
3 January 2019

What is Holm Schooling?
3 November 2018

What it Means to Pay for College in Cash
18 October 2018

How You Can Be Sure Your Public Library Will Pay For Your College Education In The Future
11 October 2018

Index Funds
29 September 2018

A Master's Degree in Computer Science Paid For Through Summer Jobs
23 September 2018

A Liberal Arts Degree is a Telephone Operator's Degree: Liberal Arts Degrees in the Future Will Be Computer Science Degrees
21 September 2018

Computers are Colleges
6 September 2018

The Teenage Liberation Handbook
5 September 2018

Lectures are Books
30 August 2018

Important Knowledge is in Books
27 August 2018

Competing Models of Education: The University versus the Public Library
22 August 2018

Computer Science Open Educational Resources in 2018
10 August 2018



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