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Alright, buckle up -- I've had enough of some of you fools making fun of my field.

This thread is a computer science reading list. I will be updating it every whenever.

I will be focusing on papers that are foundational or that I find especially aesthetically pleasing.

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memes scientists use to teach people by metaphor.

imagine you had a piece of paper. ordinarily, you would have to travel across the surface. but if you folded it like *this* and poked a pencil through it, then you can travel from point A to point B in no time at all

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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.

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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.

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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?

who needs classes when you have closures

Sheol-Nugganoth, the Black Goat of the Thousand Young, is stripping the organic matter from trees again! Nature is h̵͇̕ẻ̵͔à̷͎l̷̬̔i̴̎͜n̶͐͜g̶͔͝ <3

if you don't refill the ice tray in May i hope your life remains unfulfilling

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pandemic startup company vibe is making a gantt chart to the tune of Lux Aeterna

I think I might have a negative step count

Good luck on finals this week, everyone!

sometimes a guy just wants to visit every vertex in a graph and SOMEONE just had to make it hard to plan that trip in advance

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.WHY IS EVERYTHING INTERESTING NP-COMPLETE

help me re-do education

we were all so pure at the beginning of 2020. this is the year of self-care we said

2020 had other plans

hello my friends. please use the correct file format for your data. thanks

wow sorry i didn't mean to flood local lmao

You might surprise yourself with how much you could enjoy programming for its own sake, rather than just to solve other, more interesting problems.

Go outside. Take a walk. Think about the ideal way to put your thoughts down in electronic form.

Come back. Write beautiful code.

How's that for an algorithm?

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