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Dear hiring committee members,

Your insistence that you are "not hiring for any tenure track positions in bioethics at the moment," is an interesting opening gambit in our negotiations, and I applaud your persistence on this point after so many emails

My counter-offer, that you are indeed hiring a tenure track professor and compensating very generously, remains firm, however I am willing to haggle over the following minor points ...

food, cravings 

chinese food
just
pounds of kung pao

US debate 

We hate-watched a Voyager

It was a bad, forgettable episode

Still, better than watching America's racist grandpas yell at each other

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Jailbreak your Roomba to dig out the spyware and make it do sick jumps down your stairway railing and other tricks

Oh jeez I just saw 8 Filtered's in a row go by on my timeline

Not today, headaches!!

Pandemic streetwear 

It took me a LOT of stitching to make, but how cool is this mask?

Editorialized snark about Microsoft Github and ICE 

Microsoft Github renewing $200k contract with ICE

"At GitHub, we believe in basic human rights," said Friedman, and then he laughed and laughed

theverge.com/2019/10/9/2090621

Making additions to my "If I ever become a principal investigator" file based on emotions from today

Current level of trust in certain researchers is 00%

(00%) β–‘β–‘β–‘β–‘β–‘β–‘β–‘β–‘β–‘β–‘

Boy I wish I could actually criticize bad behaviour of people in my research institution without it being career-limiting

:Trek: :Voyager: 

Also: thing that I really appreciate about Star Trek

We see a lot of examples of authorities believing women

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