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Posts from August 2011

I grew up in a Star Trek household
"I met [Marina Sirtis] briefly at a con in New York City around 1989..."

08/25/11
by jessamyn

Remembering Jack Layton
"Godspeed, Jack Layton. Thanks for everything."

08/22/11
by jessamyn

your DNA and you
"IANAGeneticist, but I'm a molecular biologist so I'll shoot for a crash introduction to epigenetics, as people seem to be interested."

08/17/11
by jessamyn

The movie 30 mins or less, parallels real life story
"[A]ll of a sudden their branch manager came up to me and was like, "Amy, your branch just got robbed!" I'm like, bullshit, you guys are twisted and I'm going home. Quickly, though, it became apparent that it wasn't a joke..."

08/13/11
by jessamyn

how charities work and their economies of scale
"I work in global supply chain management with my organization so this is one I can speak to some detail in."

08/12/11
by jessamyn

Information theory is a really cool field
xkcd's Randall explains a comic.

08/10/11
by jessamyn

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