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 ...
@dansup Hi did you do something about this? The notifications about the new non-approved followers are gone, but they still appear in my "followers" list
thoughts on the phrase: "Some people just aren't cut out for a PhD"
Formal academia isn't for everyone; Strong language
And I don't mean that in the "not everyone is good enough" sense
I mean that in the "academia has major structural problems" sense
And even in cases where formal academia is functioning well, sometimes it's a bad fit or it's not conducive to a person's goals
So while I am very proud of my own academic achievement, and others who have made the formal system work for them
You can fuck off if you get judgy about not going for an advanced degree
@bgcarlisle "Sci-hub: Literally what the Web was built to do, so stop yer yakkin' about it"
Alzheimer's drug development
> FDA considers Alzheimer’s drug previously abandoned for lack of effectiveness
Here's a graph of all the trials of aducanumab: https://trials.bgcarlisle.com/9e865420bf964e9051863f8e76e0870b/
Tech company complain
> Alphabet exec blames media for overhyping self-driving cars, even though Google drove the hype
What if—stay with me now—all that hype about automation was mostly about scaring workers into accepting lower wages and worse working conditions?
Turns out that there is a general bell curve for sleep needs, but also genetics play a factor.
Like there is a gene where mutations on it will tell whether need less than 6 or over 9 (I need 10)
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