Gravity's Rainbow

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What I read when I couldn’t get out of bed


Stuff worth reading

I’d rather watch shows about teenaged girls figuring out what it means to be a monster via Epicene Cyborg

IBM’s Watson is better at diagnosing cancer than human doctors

Basic Income and the Atavistic Appeal of Austerity.

Men are worried that women will laugh at them, while women are worried that men will kill them

13,507 hours Holy shit getting a PhD takes a long time.

The Logic of Stupid Poor People.

The Problem With Male Feminists. So good

MAP: 9 States Besides Texas That Are Making It Harder for Women to Vote Because that’s the way the founders made it: only rich white dudes should vote

The multiple arms races of the college system

What do you DO all day? Questions for a Chronic Migraineur
Where does the time go?

The Grim Math of the Working-Class Housing Crisis.
This is a huge problem.

Quantum Experiment Shows How Time ‘Emerges’ from Entanglement.

Artist Morgan Herrin Transforms Construction Grade Lumber into Surreal Classical Sculptures

Artist Morgan Herrin Transforms Construction Grade Lumber into Surreal Classical Sculptures wood sculpture

Nudity and Nerdery, On “Not all guys are like that”
Cannot be repeated enough

Bog killers.

Risk and no (professional) reward
I really struggle to understand how people think the takeaway from “Guy constantly overstepped boundaries and grossly harassed women who told him about it and finally lost his job only after massive public outcry and multiple examples of his behavior came to light” is “I should basically ignore all women at work so I don’t make them uncomfortable and lose my job”

Femslash Friday: Little Ditty About Anne and Diana
“He dresses like a lesbian, which is a quality I find very charming in a man.” Indeed I do.

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