• Category Archives: Science Lady

THE FREDDO INDEX

THE FREDDO INDEX

I made a flippant comment on twitter about the price of EU membership compared to that well-known British monetary unit, the Freddo, and things got a little out of hand. If you don’t know what ... read more

LOWERING THE BAR

LOWERING THE BAR

I read another article tweeted by Better Male Allies this week; here it is: 6 Ways To Scare Off Technical Women From Your Company I was particularly struck by the final item: “Don’t do this: ... read more

WOMEN AND FEEDBACK

WOMEN AND FEEDBACK

I wrote about two years ago on my unsuccessful quest for honest feedback, and found validation this month in a number of reports that back up what I was saying: that male leaders don’t like giving ... read more

JUST SAYING HELLO

JUST SAYING HELLO

We’ve all heard it before, amirite, ladies? We mention an instance of street harassment in conversation, and some ‘helpful’ chap chimes in with “maybe he was just saying hello”, ... read more

OLD MONEY

OLD MONEY

The Conservative press are currently doing everything they can to pander to the irrational beliefs of the Brexiters. This week’s hilarious piece of rose-tinted nonsense is the possibility of bringing ... read more

THE REGRESSIVE LEFT FALLACY

Here we are with another example of skeptics making thinking errors that they’d pick up on if someone else did it. However this is a bit more than just a failure of logic – it’s also ... read more

SELF-WORTH

SELF-WORTH

This isn’t a confidence-boosting, self-help load of waffle. This is actually about something totally wrong-headed I heard from an acquaintance with, uh, clearly different aspirations to me. More ... read more