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A Different Kind of Economic “Bubble”

A Different Kind of Economic “Bubble” by Sheila Kennedy. Some interesting points Sheila makes in her class, based on the book “The Price of Inequality: How Today’s Divided Society Endangers Our Future” by Joseph Stiglitz on how the 1% rig

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Harlan Ellison on volunteering your professional work

This is a really good point – and it was made to me many years ago by a woman who objected to me doing web design on a volunteer basis. She pointed out that the reason so many women are

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Why Women Leave Technology Careers

Interesting article in Computer World on Why Women Leave Technology Careers that fits some of what I’ve experienced. And it’s not “to have kids” if that’s what you’re thinking… The most important antigen is the machismo that continues to permeate

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Lilly Opposes SJR-7

As reported in the Indy Star (and by, Advance Indiana and Taking Down Words): Eli Lilly has joined several other large Indiana corporations (Cummins, Wellpoint, Dow AgroSciences) in opposing SJR-7, the Marriage Discrimination Amendment: “As a result of this

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The Edge Annual Question — 2006

WHAT IS YOUR DANGEROUS IDEA? The history of science is replete with discoveries that were considered socially, morally, or emotionally dangerous in their time; the Copernican and Darwinian revolutions are the most obvious. What is your dangerous idea? An idea

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