Suburban Tech Geek
- June 15
- I'm a female engineer (adding female after being labled "he" in comments) in a big high-tech company. I'm also married with 3 children in middle school and high school.
MY RECENT POSTS
- Rick Santorum *IS* Coming for
Your Birth Control
February 16, 2012 12:35AM
- The Health-Care Money-Saver
that is Still "Off the Table"
September 10, 2009 12:31AM
- How Not to Improve Your Sex
January 30, 2009 12:17PM
- Technology-Based Stress
Reduction and Marital Harmony
January 27, 2009 10:30PM
- We're Sitting in the Eye of
January 23, 2009 11:48PM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “He only wants to make
free. Any woman
April 09, 2012 07:16PM
- “I am just amazed at the
number of right-wingers
March 19, 2012 03:13PM
- “I find Bill M. often
funny, but his tolerance for
rather high, and
March 13, 2012 02:11PM
- “True. The LP would have
a lot more appeal to
February 28, 2012 04:59PM
- “Psychotropic drugs
ideally should be prescribed
January 17, 2012 02:47PM
The right-wing media (with the notable exception of Ron Paul's blogs) is all up in arms because reporters and bloggers are putting irrational "spin" on Rick Santorum's public statements about his opposition to birth control. The media is creating headlines that say things like "Rick Santorum Fa… Read full post »
Obama's speech was a good one. He emphasized the talking points he needed to, and he firmly rebutted some of the scare tactics.
I haven't read the bill (of course) but I've heard that one money-saving proposal is still very much "off the table".
That proposal is to allow Medicare and… Read full post »
OS seems like a good place to discuss neurological problems, so I'm relating this story for your sympathy and edification.
A woman I know takes an SSRI (that's an anti-depressant in the Prozac family) to avoid giving the world the third finger on a mon… Read full post »
G P S
That lovely calm voice that warns me when my exit is approaching.
The beauty of the green arrow showing me how I can recover from a wrong turn.
Sleeping blissfully in the passenger seat instead of being lectured for imperfect navigation.
I love my GP… Read full post »
No, the iphone isn't the innovation changing our culture. It is a good symbol, however. The evolving innovation is the fact that humanity is like a giant brain which is building more and more neural paths. The whole non-impoverished world (and most of U.S. cult… Read full post »
"You are Really Great!"
A nice Chinese guy whom I don’t know wrote me this in an email today. In fact, he wrote this to me and about 25 other people on an email alias
An American, French, German, Russian, or (god-forbid) British person would never have said anything… Read full post »
- I was a spaz as a child. Anything ball-shaped hit me in the nose.
- When I was 30 I bought myself a nose job for a birthday present. My fiancé bought me a “Honker” doll as/ … Read full post »
This is my second post on the subject of women and technology. The topic is a favorite of mine because it gets under my skin.
I read an article in the Boston Globe the other day that I found rather annoying. It's the latest of a number… Read full post »
I'm tired of being the only woman in the room during product meetings.
Oh, sometimes there's another woman on the phone, or one other woman in the meeting. But we rarely rise above the level of "token" to the less uncomfortable level of "minority".
Every wo… Read full post »