Mountain View Voice

For the Record - August 24, 2012

Voices Around Town

What's one skill you wish you had learned in high school?

Asked in downtown Mountain View. Pictures and interviews by Emily Efland.

"Public speaking. I think it's really important to be a good public speaker and I didn't have enough practice growing up."

Julie Groveman, Santa Clara

"How to sculpt, because I think it leads to being able to do a lot of other creative, artistic things."

Jonah Markowitz, San Francisco

"One skill I wish I had learned before graduating high school is mastering the art of small talk."

Lisa Read, Danville

"Philosophy, because that is exactly what we miss in most of the world, particularly in the 21st century."

Stephan DeGery, Mountain View

"How to solder, because soldering is really important. It's kind of a neat little trick."

Hope Whitney-Monical, San Mateo

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