Category Archives: Science Lady

SMILING

SMILING

This is a difficult topic to write authoritatively on, because it’s not my area of expertise, and the only knowledge I have of it is a few pop sci articles and my own experience. So this should perhaps be taken as an anecdote, but if I find any more information on it, I will post…

MANCHESTER ARMCHAIR PHILOSOPHERS – WHAT IS KNOWLEDGE?

MANCHESTER ARMCHAIR PHILOSOPHERS – WHAT IS KNOWLEDGE?

I previously posted about one of my trips to Chorlton to engage the locals in debate at the Manchester Armchair Philosophers group.The group is set up for people to discuss topical (or not) matters, and while many people do have a lot of knowledge about formal philosophy, the idea is that anyone can attend, and…

KARMA

KARMA

The recent comments by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on women’s ‘superpowers’ remind me of being taken on for my last engineering role. With great expectations of managing my own team and making the important decisions, I got put on a dead-end project, with incredibly unchallenging work, no respect or status, and no prospects for progression…

CLIMATE CHANGE & POPULATION GROWTH

CLIMATE CHANGE & POPULATION GROWTH

I receive updates from ASHRAE regularly, and I noticed a link to an interesting article in the New York Times – Reducing Carbon by Curbing Population. The article rightly points out that much of the conversation on Climate Change is linked to reducing emissions, but we don’t look past this to consider some of the…

MANCHESTER ARMCHAIR PHILOSOPHERS – CENSORSHIP

MANCHESTER ARMCHAIR PHILOSOPHERS – CENSORSHIP

I attend the Manchester Armchair Philosophers group, and we meet once a month at the Royal Oak in Chorlton to discuss a preselected topic. The topics are varied, and often unconventional. This month’s discussion was on a topic that is a little more commonplace, but sure to get everyone’s attention.