👓 Jocelyn Bell Burnell Discovered Radio Pulsars in 1974, But the Credit Went to Her Advisor; In 2018, She Gets Her Due, Winning a $3 Million Physics Prize | Open Culture

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Say you made a Nobel-worthy scientific discovery and the prize went to your thesis supervisor instead. How would you take it?
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👓 The Lazy Trope of the Unethical Female Journalist | The Atlantic

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With Camille Preaker, Zoe Barnes, and Rory Gilmore, Hollywood’s depictions of women reporters have never been further from reality.
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👓 FIFA want fewer women shown on TV at WC | ESPN

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FIFA wants fewer images of attractive women in World Cup stadiums shown on future broadcasts, with sexism a bigger problem than racism in Russia.
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👓 Talking to Boys the Way We Talk to Girls | New York Times

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Stereotypically macho messages limit children’s understanding of what it means to be a father, a man and a boy, as well.
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Uber’s vice president of product and growth Ed Baker has resigned | Recode

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His departure is tinged by allegations made about him to those investigating the ride-hailing company’s loose culture.

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An Open Letter to The Uber Board and Investors

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By now a staggering number of people recognize the name of Susan Fowler and have read some account of her experiences of sexism, sexual…
Feb. 23rd, 2017 By now a staggering number of people recognize the name of Susan Fowler and have read some account of her experiences of sexism, sexual harassment and horrendous management at Uber. So what explains the silence of Uber’s investors? Continue reading “An Open Letter to The Uber Board and Investors”
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