Another frantic week. Post tenure is just more work than pre tenure. *sigh* (#2 doesn’t think so but has not been post-tenure as long as #1 has.)
This graphic from Rachel Maddow is just astonishing. Even ignoring the political score-keeping, look at the demands they were asking for. They must hate people!
Mother Jones with a list of 8 inventions that women made but are generally credited with men. I remember when I read the Double Helix how, even from the unreliable narrator of Watson, I could tell that they had totally ripped Rosalind Franklin off, without shame, because they didn’t thinks she deserved credit, and not only that, they sexually harassed her at every turn. It’s there in the pages that Watson wrote himself. What assholes.
Ada Lovelace through the centuries.
Reassigned time explains why the government roll-out of the ACA is similar to university software roll-outs.
Fact checking Fox News on obamacare.
Niels Lohman explains why he and the USA are never, ever, ever getting back together.
Medium discusses the insidious power of harassment.
Why home ec should be mandatory from mother jones.
Need a t-shirt?
If you think you don’t need to know about the Dunning-Kruger effect, then you’re exactly the kind of person who does.
Because you need more anxiety cat memes.
This is so interesting, because the author thinks it’s a failure, yet I think it’s so completely fascinating. I want to read a book of this!