Have you ever been to a lecture for a computer science class? Well, no, it doesn’t necessarily have to be computer science, for this concept exists independent of subject. But if you have, then you know of That Guy.
I know him. You know him. We all know him. He’s the guy who arrives early to class and sits in the very front row, despite it actually being a worse spot. He’s the guy who treats lecture as a one-on-one conversation between himself and the professor. And above all, he’s the guy who asks questions.
There is nothing wrong, of course, with asking questions. The appropriate questions can benefit the class as a whole—if, for example, the professor explained something in a confusing way.
Then we have the other variety of questions.
It’s a lecture like any other. Perhaps the professor is discussing topological sorts. It doesn’t matter.
It’s 8 AM. You could cut the torpor in the...
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