Monthly Archives: July 2012

I brought my friend in San Francisco to an event in Washington. While my friend was in his house

Over the weekend I tried an experiment with virtual presence. Soon we will be making friends over the internet, integrating them into our lives in spite of the physical distance between us. In fact, I’m doing that now. I met … Continue reading

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I’m too old for this

I’ll be 42 next week. I’ve been married for almost 18 years. I thought that by now I’d be free from leering, sexist comments, or even groping. But I’m still a target. I don’t wear skirts anymore – I don’t … Continue reading

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Women getting groped is news? It happens all the time.

I’m really surprised to see so much buzz about Liz Gorman’s experience. In my experience, when a woman gets groped, nobody cares. Perhaps the difference is that it happened in public, rather than at the office. You see, when it … Continue reading

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I have a case of Writers Diarrhea

People often complain of having ‘writers block.’ I have never had this problem. I have what I call ‘Writers Diarrhea.’ Lots and lots of crap just keeps flowing out of me. At some point I clean it all up, it … Continue reading

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We need to fight against the culture that still believes ‘We aren’t sexist, women really just aren’t as smart or useful as men.’

Because the US is still missing out on a lot of intellectual capital by suppressing women.

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