Quickies: New US CTO, Viking women warriors, and women physicists


Amanda works in healthcare, is a loudmouthed feminist, and proud supporter of the Oxford comma.

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  1. If you’re in to head-slamming on a Friday afternoon, the comments on the Megan Smith article are priceless. Logical and cogent commentary, not so much. (Except the one comparing her to Hitler. I’m pretty sure that was a poe, though no one else seems to have gotten it.)

    1. I think you’re right about the poe, given lancasterco’s previous comment:
      “Fun fact: Women prefer to code in pink font.”

  2. “But, but, Zoe Quinn slept with some guys! Even if they didn’t actually review her game, it’s so awful.”

    —many a /v/irgin

    Oh, Cracked.com has a good article about what the whole celebrity nude photo crack reveals about the internet with people defending themselves for looking at these private nude photos. (Also, can I say I knew cloud computing was a bad idea?)

  3. Small sample tosses monkey wrench into standard trope about Viking Invaders. Invasion and migration have never been easy to distinguish, unless you accept the division between those ‘migrated upon,’ who insist on describing their unwanted new neighbors as ‘invaders,’ and the Bright Ambitious ‘settlers’ bringing civilization to the wilderness of Yorkshire…

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