June 11th, 2020

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Ok, they did manage to get to that Russian American guy, perhaps for the "dark mode matters", perhaps for his scorn for Nigerian programmers.

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Oh wow!





I can’t even imagine what will happen to Hollywood or Netflix in the wake of it all. I hope we’ll at least get some interesting properly villainous policemen characters.

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Saw this on Bret Weinstein's podcast. Fascinating!

1) Nature Publishing Group:



2) Science magazine:



Related to yesterday's strike (if that's what it was?) in the academia, with a particular emphasis on STEM, of which I only learnt after the fact from Bret and Heather's podcast.

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I am feeling stupid. It didn't occur to me that there's anything wrong with the cartoon. I scanned through the thread until I saw someone say "Of course the robber is black". If the robber had been fairer-skinned and the woman darker-skinned, would it have been okay? Would the owners not have to apologize?