- Linda Holmes talks about ‘Scott Pilgrim’ Versus The Unfortunate Tendency To Review The Audience. Choice quote:
Here’s what I’m saying: I’m a woman, I’m in my late thirties, I can’t handle first-person shooters, I’m afraid of Comic-Con, and I really, really liked Scott Pilgrim vs. The World.
I hope I’m not, you know, blowing your mind.
- Moose J. Finklestein talks about how insensitive and condescending she finds the statement Except for *you* within the context of “I hate people who…”
- Combatting Imposter Syndrome? This company will provide Awesomeness Reminders for starting at $10/month. They suggest getting gift subscriptions for friends. I don’t know what to think of this.
- Sixth annual Summer of Code flexes some serious geek girl muscle — The google blog profiles 4 of the very many women involved with Google Summer of Code.
- Inside Higher Ed provides some survival strategies for women graduate students in the STEM fields
- Tired of explaining how “compliments” on your appearance can be irritating? Here’s a comic on street harassment that might help get the point across.
- Inspired by all the fuss about women entrepreneurs but don’t know where to start? Here’s a geeky way to think about business: 10 Business Lessons I Learned from Playing Dungeons & Dragons
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