I just had one of the weirdest days of my life. After accepting a new job offer this morning, I proceeded to resign at my current position. I'm not currently billable, but was helping out with a couple things. I knew there was a small chance they would ask me to leave today, but didnt really think it would happen. It did. They were nice about it but it was still super weird. But now with my unexpected vacation, I can catch up on all the podcasts.
I'm giving a talk at 11:15 about Dark Patterns at #bcphilly. Come by if you can!
My twitter friend Arjun Singh Sethi (no relation) wrote a book titled American Hate. He has gathered several hate crime stories from the perspective of the survivors.
He will be in Philadelphia at the Penn Book Center on Tues, Oct 30th at 6pm. Please come if you can!!
I had a first today. You know that thing when you're on a call with too many people? And someone asks you a question? And before you can answer, two dudes interject and take the conversation in a different direction for 30 minutes? Now I know what that feels like, and I've been super agitated for the last 6 hours over it.
Update: Hasan Minaj is the best. I mean, it wasn't funny, funny stand up. But it was a good dose of political comedy where we could all breathe together and sit with each other and have him preach to our choir (and laugh a lot too). But if he enlightened one person in that room tonight, we all win.
I like the medical angle:
“The Refugee Experience” @PAVitality https://medium.com/@PAVitality/the-refugee-experience-58fb8de596e
Trying a thing
Copying a twitter link here. The latest issue of my husbands magazine is here (and I'm biased, I think it's awesome.) https://twitter.com/SciHistoryOrg/status/1029140666054529026?s=19
This American Life episode
I'm very behind on TAL episodes, but since Drumpf they've been doing a really nice job covering racism in America. I really liked this episode. https://www.thisamericanlife.org/625/essay-b
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