does anyone else ever have a moment where you're standing in a Fred Meyer oats aisle and listeninig to an apocolyptic broadcast about how to prevent transmission of "the virus" interrupting Call Me Maybe and the five frat bros buying spiked tea wearing their favorite bro masks don't even flinch and its all- just so weird to pause and actually process and pretend like you just started tuning in because the world we are living in is I mean SO fucking weird

"My life is like a rom com, but with less rom, but it's funny because I beat up my bed today"

Truly changing power structures in society depends on the presence of oppressed groups, not just in policy making and offices, but in the other facets where biased decisions are made. I would argue that is every profession, and if you don't believe STEM could be subjective, I have some news (and suggested readings) for you. Furthermore, power is harnessed in fields with overrepresented populations, providing a bubble for them to continue hurtful behaviors and attitudes.

While we're at it, women in math. Women who like math should be empowered to do it! But if they aren't we're fucked. If women are left out of math we lose having gross attitudes held by men called out before they are too old and powerful to learn, moral persepctives, role models for girls who don't know if they belong. We end up with more biased science and it hurts all of us. It gives the patriarchy a weapon for oppression that CANNOT be checked.

Non-CS feminists tend to have attitudes like, awe CS Women©️ breaking the glass ceiling! But forget that representation of women and NB folks in CS is something that is actually a core feminist issue. Having mostly white men design our healthcare was devastating for human rights; are we really not concerned that the products that are shaping our entire society today are being made by mostly straight-passing white men?

What do you mean melon ballers aren't tiny ice cream scoops?

Pulp-free orange juice disgusts me

I'm thinking a lot these days about how Doja Cat says she's 5'4" in "Boss Bitch", but 5'3" in "Won't Bite"

How do I feel about eating the equivalent of an entire stick of butter in cookies today? Not great. Will I do it again? Corona had taught me that you can never say never.

"I'm a libertarian so technically, fuck the feds"

literally anyone: 'Do you feel lonely?'

Me, starved of human interaction: '"I find it wholesome to be alone the greater part of time. To be in company, even with the best, is soon wearisome and dissipating. I love to be alone. I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude."'

Peak quarantine: I just meditated on accident after sitting still for too long

debating making this my profile picture for work accounts

Shoutout to the Zoomer who said "I'm trying to imagine the people who are cool with Tannakian formalism but not number fields larger than Q" during today's Zoominar

Im all for representation. but making Idaho a hick superstate doesnt seem like the answer

In the mood to start a streak and not shower for about a week

I love it when the waiter calllllls me señorita

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