Skepchick Sundaylies: “Free Gifts,” Hedy LaMarr, Google Classroom, and Mother’s Day
Teen Skepchick Sex and Sexuality: Masturbation Alice makes the case for masturbation. Do Your Research: Campus Sexual Assault Olivia encourages would-be college freshmen to look into how their choice in university handles sexual assault. If Proselytizing Speech Were Held to the Standards of Advertising Speech When you’re promised a “free gift” that seems too good to be true, be sure…Read More »
Skepchick Quickies 8.22
On August 22nd, 565 CE, the earliest known allegation of a “monster” in the River Ness was reported by St. Columbia. Of course, you all know what happens to that story hundreds of years later. In science history, in 1989 the first ring of Neptune was discovered via Voyager 2. (And now I have the Interplanet Janet song in my…Read More »
Sunday AI: The Unexpected Googles
One of the more entertaining ways in which our modern life has changed since I was a kid (when we had no internets, and walked uphill, BOTH WAYS, in the snow to school!!) is Googleing. Don’t know something? Whip out that smart phone and look it up! This is also, however, how people have discovered things that cannot be unseen.…Read More »
Sunday AI: Does Google+ hate women?
Yes, that title is way over the top to get your attention. BUT. I do want to talk about what the “no pseudonyms” policy adopted at G+ means for women, LGBT folk, and civil servants. There are many, many resources that can explain to Google why adopting this policy is a stupid idea (aside from the obvious business advantage of not alienating…Read More »