@gzt I avoid academic travel for exactly this reason
Also, the stress of having exactly no financial margin for error if anything goes even slightly wrong on a trip to a conference makes it completely un-enjoyable and bad for getting anything done :/
@bgcarlisle my own department is pretty good about this, but it's still, like, a month.
@gzt Yeah but even a month means you have to be able to pay for the whole thing up-front yourself, because credit card bills won't wait
@bgcarlisle yeah it sucks
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