Category Archives: Science And Society

“Anti-Racism”

How to talk to your employers about it.

I would tell my employer that this was bullshit.

[Update a couple minutes later]

Yes, I know that white text on black background is hard on the eyes. I’m looking for contact information to tell them that.

[Update a few minutes later]

OK, if you click on the little lightbulb icon at the upper right, it fixes it.

[Update a few minutes later]

Related: Youtube throws in the towel.

Just temporarily, I suspect. This nonsense will continue, and it has to be continually pushed back against.

Coffee

I had started choking it down every morning because I thought that there were health benefits. But the evidence isn’t really that compelling. Patricia kicked her habit in April, so I wasn’t making it every morning any more, and I rarely wanted to go to the trouble of making a couple cups just for me. So I guess I’m off it for now.

[Late-afternoon update]

Note: I am not criticizing anyone whose body chemistry enables them to enjoy drinking the stuff; to each his own. I’m simply amused by people who think that I’m a terrible person because I never have, and continue to not do so, no matter how much I drink, or how it is prepared. I will say, though, that at a hotel in Vienna, I had (included in the price of the room) lattes that were less than terrible, but still not worth drinking absent any potential health benefits.