The 12th and last lecture of CIS 194 went through monads, which was rather logical after previously covering functors and applicative functors. These three subjects formed a nice progression, which culminated on this lecture.
It’s spring again (or rather almost summer, depending on where you live) and one chapter is closing again while another one opens. In a short, I’m changing jobs. On the last day of the April, I was still emplyed at Tieto Corporation. On the first day of the May, I’m emplyed at Adafy.
And it has nothing to do with your software. It has to do with your new ad campaign, which I happened to see while I was at the gym last week. Here’s the gist: brilliant young girls express their ambitions to cure cancer and explore outer space and play with the latest in virtual reality tech. Then—gotcha!—they’re shown a statistic that only 6.7% of women graduate with STEM degrees. They look crushed. The tagline? “Change the world. Stay in STEM.”
Are you fucking kidding me?
Microsoft, where’s your ad campaign telling adult male scientists not to rape their colleagues in the field? Where’s the campaign telling them not to steal or take credit for women’s work? Or not to seriallysexuallyharasstheirstudents? Not to discriminate against them? Not to ignore, dismiss, or fail to promote them at the same rate as men? Not to publish their work at a statistically…
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