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Comment on Toxic academic mentors by GermanPostdoc
Bad supervisors have extraordinary power over people’s careers in academia
Adobe’s e-book reader sends your reading logs back to Adobe—in plain text.
Considering how much of the ebook market is of the rather naughty variety, this is extra awful.
Scenes from the New American Dustbowl.
The water isn’t coming back.
What’s Wrong With “America’s Ugliest Accent”
“Maybe it’s not always about class, but it’s never really about language. It’s about the kind of people who speak it.”
Let’s stop mixing up education and social capital
“It’s not what you learn at these expensive schools that matters, it’s the social capital that you accumulate”