About the only thing remotely academic I retained from my 200k Stanford education is Sapir Whorf Hypothesis, which states our view of the world is dictated by the language(s) we use. For the philosophically inclined, it's like a linguistics version of Wittgenstein. For CS nerds, remember Kenneth ... (more) w/r/t women in engineering, I want to talk about a "logical" (as in how abusing XOR for OR in colloquial English is "logical") complement: "men not in engineering but still works at a tech company".
Because I am one, and people's Bayesian prior is presumptuously skewed here as well (most likely ... (more)
tl;dr; Hawaii rocked. It is a supposedly fun thing that I'll certainly do again.
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