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Computer science does not get the same fair trial.

Not every little girl that enjoys programming class will aspire to become a programmer. Not every little boy will either. And that’s ok. But we should be showing them that they can do it if they want to. Because maybe if Barbie had been told that she was just as capable as the boys, she wouldn’t think that she needed Steven and Brian in order to make her game design come to life.

Dominique Danco: Beating the bias: Getting girls into programming (warning:, take this.)


In Amsterdam’s central train station, there was a special waiting room, technically for the use of Saskia or whoever was currently king or queen, but never actually used because it was so outrageously non-norMAL.


“Who writes it?” “Parliament. In the Netherlands we call it the States General.” “And who you reading it to?” “The States General.” “So you could just be cut out of the loop and save yourself the trouble!”


Now, trying to get Dutch people to prepare for disasters was a little like trying to get English people to watch football on the telly or Americans to buy guns.

Neal Stephenson: Termination Shock

Real and complex.

I was a twenty-seven-year-old college dropout before I finally met some real mathematicians and found that those people don’t even give a shit about calculus.

Neal Stephenson: Termination Shock


In private, Hyacinth came up with an acronym for them: SWAMPers. This meant that as a bare minimum they found it necessary to Shave, Wash, Anoint, Make-up and Perfume all parts of their body at least once a day.

Neal Stephenson: The Big U


People in therapy are often in therapy to deal with people in their lives who won't go to hterapy.



Ook bij een Duitse vlag moet je opletten, bij een Nederlandse vlag is het 50/50 en bij bootjes met een Friese vlag dan weet je: dit komt wel goed, die kunnen wel varen.

Mark-Jan Enkhuizen // Omrop Fryslân: Sluismeester zijn op de Afsluitdijk is 'Tetris voor gevorderden' (2021-07-30)

Pain Target.

Since women are known to benefit from social support more than men [...], they were selected for the role of pain target.

Goldstein et. al (2018): Brain-to-brain coupling during handholding is associated with pain reduction.

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