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by caisara
Sat Dec 17, 2011 3:37 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: So... the entire United States is now a battleground
Replies: 142
Views: 18064

Re: So... the entire United States is now a battleground

The bill has quite a bit of interesting sections. One of the most interesting sections, was between page 318-322. I don't know for sure, but it looks like any commercial communications could be shut down on the grounds that it is disrupting America's GPS system. I also wonder, what is consider comm...
by caisara
Sat Dec 17, 2011 3:12 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: How can we make math less scary?
Replies: 44
Views: 9631

Re: How can we make math less scary?

That's definitely an important factor, and applies just as much to students of color as to female students. If the subliminal message is that society doesn't expect you to master math skills, then why would such a student even struggle once the material became what would otherwise be an appropriate...
by caisara
Fri Dec 16, 2011 3:33 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: How can we make math less scary?
Replies: 44
Views: 9631

Re: How can we make math less scary?

In my experience, the scariness came from the sexism. I wasn't afraid of the maths; I was afraid of the non-stop sexual harassment. It's why I left for epi/biostats. The men have to honestly want to change it. I hear that Carnegie Mellon made some excellent changes with their computer science depart...
by caisara
Mon Dec 05, 2011 5:40 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: "What's next, Bestiality?" revisited
Replies: 81
Views: 13048

Re: "What's next, Bestiality?" revisited

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by caisara
Sun Dec 04, 2011 10:10 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: SOPA talk, yo.
Replies: 620
Views: 89643

Re: SOPA talk, yo.

Thanks AJR.

elasto, I think China talk may warrant a separate thread... :-/
by caisara
Sat Dec 03, 2011 11:07 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: SOPA talk, yo.
Replies: 620
Views: 89643

Re: SOPA talk, yo.

If that happens the servers will just relocate outside the jurisdiction of the US. If the US responds by making a super-firewall ala China, people will just use $5/mo VPNs based outside the US to access the sites (just like they do in China). If, somehow, the US manages to stop that (and I've no id...
by caisara
Sat Nov 05, 2011 2:02 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Zhejiang Riot
Replies: 17
Views: 3143

Re: Zhejiang Riot

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by caisara
Thu Nov 03, 2011 11:21 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15123
Views: 2561105

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/americas/mexican-soldiers-seize-catapults-used-by-gangs-to-fling-marijuana-across-border-into-us/2011/11/01/gIQATlrQdM_story.html Mexican authorities seize two catapults used for tossing marijuana over the border (they also seized 1,300 kg of pot). http://www.tuc...
by caisara
Wed Nov 02, 2011 2:58 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Fat children => child maltreatment?
Replies: 43
Views: 7865

Re: Fat children => child maltreatment?

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by caisara
Wed Nov 02, 2011 10:28 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Zhejiang Riot
Replies: 17
Views: 3143

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by caisara
Tue Nov 01, 2011 4:03 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Zhejiang Riot
Replies: 17
Views: 3143

Re: Zhejiang Riot

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by caisara
Mon Oct 31, 2011 11:33 am UTC
Forum: Language/Linguistics
Topic: Think Before Naming Your Child
Replies: 1622
Views: 340562

Re: Think Before Naming Your Child

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by caisara
Mon Oct 31, 2011 11:19 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Zhejiang Riot
Replies: 17
Views: 3143

Re: Zhejiang Riot

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by caisara
Mon Oct 31, 2011 11:05 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Whitehouse opens petition site
Replies: 224
Views: 29922

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by caisara
Mon Oct 31, 2011 10:16 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Whitehouse opens petition site
Replies: 224
Views: 29922

Re: Whitehouse opens petition site

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by caisara
Sun Oct 30, 2011 12:00 pm UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Religion: The Deuce
Replies: 5301
Views: 577770

Re: Religion: The Deuce

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by caisara
Sun Oct 30, 2011 11:45 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15123
Views: 2561105

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

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by caisara
Sun Oct 30, 2011 2:55 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: In other news... (humorous news items)
Replies: 15123
Views: 2561105

Re: In other news... (humorous news items, etc)

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by caisara
Sun Oct 30, 2011 2:47 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Religion: The Deuce
Replies: 5301
Views: 577770

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by caisara
Sun Oct 30, 2011 2:15 am UTC
Forum: Serious Business
Topic: Religion: The Deuce
Replies: 5301
Views: 577770

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by caisara
Sun Oct 30, 2011 1:57 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Whitehouse opens petition site
Replies: 224
Views: 29922

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by caisara
Sun Oct 30, 2011 1:53 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Occupy Wall Street - Spreading. Check your town.
Replies: 2500
Views: 229245

Re: Occupy Wall Street - Spreading. Check your town.

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