Really drives home the “you think you’re at a top-tier university, but you're also working at a gov’t agency in a red state” message. Go Jackets!
Well, at least your university isn't supporting the Big Lie, right? Fortunately, this won't be "my university" for much longer.
10 of the Easiest Countries to Emigrate to When You've Had Enough https://lifehacker.com/10-of-the-easiest-countries-to-emigrate-to-when-youve-h-1849125605
Data science for good.
A Win For Harley Riders: Fuck you, I bought it, it's MINE https://doctorow.medium.com/a-win-for-harley-riders-eec8025ac96b
"Roe. Miranda. Gun control. Church and State. All dismantled in a single week. The single worst week for civil rights and liberties in decades."
CAN YOU IMAGINE where science and medicine could be today if we had the nerve to smash the publishers in 1999 and had 23 years of building tools on an ecosystem of free knowledge????????? Let's not wait another 20 and collect the courage to look beyond our own careers NOW.
Beach vacation coming to a close, just finished the second of my two beach reads.
Stories of Your Life and Others, by Ted Chiang. Short story collection with a wide range of entertaining and thought provoking ideas.
The Anthropocene Reviewed: Essays on a Human-Centered Planet! by John Green. A touching collection of short essays on life and the world.
Both are highly recommended.
I’m really surprised that the coverage of Sandberg’s departure hasn’t drawn stronger connections to accusations that she used her position to squelch coverage of accusations against her then-boyfriend Bobby Kotick. They’re almost certainly related!
There's a simple solution: find other assessment methods than high-stakes tests. I have not been giving closed-book, high-stakes tests since the pandemic started, and probably never will again. Instead, I've been using an assortment of many low-stakes methods that also give frequent feedback and encourage learning.
#MeToo is over if we don’t listen to ‘imperfect victims’ like Amber Heard | Martha Gill https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/may/22/metoo-is-over-if-we-dont-listen-to-imperfect-victims-like-amber-heard
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