For every hour of class that I go to, I could be doing something else. Many times, there isn’t that much impact on my grade, or my life.
At the beginning of the quarter, before CS194 lectures stopped, I had 2.5 hours of C348b, 2.5 hours of CS244, and 2.5 hours of CS194 every week (they each met TuesThurs). That’s 7.5 hours in total each week.
What can I do in 7.5 hours? Well, let’s see…
Yeah, those all got written over a combined sum of ~7 hours. Think about the value of either option.
Throw in another 7 hours and you’ll get these two:
…the latter of which has already touched many people’s lives.
Three weeks gets you http://ddrkirbyisq.bandcamp.com/album/all-in-a-days-work, an entire 2-hour long album…
(note: not meant to be a serious argument; you can’t substitute timeframes directly like this. but, it’s still pretty elucidating ;P)