Monthly Archives: February 2016

When “failure” is really innovation

  Simone Giertz has been getting lots of attention lately with her “shitty robots” – I love this video for her emphasis on creativity! She obviously has a lot of fun making these things and isn’t worried about whether she … Continue reading

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Status of undergraduate women at MIT

Wow this is an eye-opening report! Very important to discussions of women in STEM fields and the gap between actual performance and confidence. “Despite their successes in academics, research and leadership, females at MIT report being less confident than their … Continue reading

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SuperBowl as Media Phenomenon: Beyonce seizes the moment

The SuperBowl draws lots of eyeballs and that’s one reason there has been so much buzz about Beyonce’s halftime performance, and her song “Formation,” a tribute to the Black Lives Matter movement. The bloggers have been all over this for … Continue reading

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