Thursday, March 24, 2005


How's everyone doing?
Haven't seen a post in a while so thought I would drop by and say hi while I'm taking a break from lab stuff.
ok so for a discussion topic:
What do you all think of the whole women in science thing that has been brought up lately?
I've been thinking about it a lot recently. I'm a women in Electrical Engineering with a Ph.D. and I guess there aren't that many of us and sometimes I wonder why. While I was a student, I never felt like the male/female ratio thing was a big problem. However, lately as I start looking for an academic position, I am not so sure how I feel about it all...

Monday, March 07, 2005

Evil Republicans

After losing the close Washington gubernatorial election, Dino Rossi's campaign continues to challenge voters' eligibility. But the Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports that many of the names on the Republicans' list of ineligible voters actually check out just fine.

Evil Machiavellian moment: Republicans send out fake surveys with a $10 check in order to collect signatures of people to check against voter logs. Quoth a spokeswoman for the group, "We're not apologetic about that."