Search Results: working
Personal: cubicle living · 8 comments
You find yourself warming your hands on a stack of freshly-printed papers. You lower your chair to facilitate ergonomic posture while sitting with your feet tucked into your knees / under your thighs for warmth. ... any more? ...
8 Mar 2003: I Love Working
Personal: · no comments
Ahh, a lovely Saturday evening in the library, with just me and the "viewing sexually explicit material on library computers violates the Institue policy on sexual harassment" message box that drops round every 15 minutes. And a guy watching Buffy on the n ...
31 Aug 2014: Blackberry wine
Food: blackberries, brewing, Rosaceae, wine · 1 comment
... I quit my day job in favor of full-time freelancing and working on a startup thing. If you have a data mining idea you need help with, ... take short breaks to e.g. tend to a sourdough while I'm working from home. So we'll see what effect this has on my foraging and ...
20 Mar 2013: Why Boner Jokes Aren’t Funny (Even When They Are)
Politics, Science: dick jokes, sexual harassment, women in engineering, women in science · 4 comments
... professional to create a comfortable, productive working environment for everyone even if they are just old-fashioned prudes. I ...
21 May 2012: A Foraged Dinner
Food: Asteraceae, Berberidaceae, Brassicaceae, cocktails, nettles, pickles, Pinaceae, Polygonaceae, recipes, Rosaceae, rowan, soup, Urticaceae · 4 comments
... Excursions when you don't have a car. Were the oven working I would wander into the yard for some broad-leaf dock, moneyplant ...
21 May 2009: Field Vehicle Amenities
Science: cars, field work · 10 comments
... Obviously, jobs requiring more equipment (and less driving/working while your foot's on the brake) have slightly different requirements, ...
17 May 2009: But I’m Not Dead Yet!
Meta: April fools · 4 comments
... on the outcome of the several proposals we've all been working on. I've been enjoying it so far. This is not a promise to get back ...
1 Apr 2009: Employed at Last
Whimsy: April fools, wingnuts · 15 comments
... - inconsistencies that would be glaring if we weren't all working with plate tectonics blinders on. I will be working - through both "new" and "old" media - to make sure those ...
Food: blackberries, meringue, pie, recipes, Rosaceae · 1 comment
... pie. Pour in the filling, then spread the meringue on top, working from the outside in and being sure to connect the meringue to the outer ...
Human Fuzzies, Science: cartography, environmental consulting · 11 comments
... paperwork out of cryogenic storage. I mean, you were working on a project at a large industrial facility. Did you really expect your ...
12 Jan 2009: Listen to Earthquakes
Links: · 3 comments
... been working on a set of scripts that will play sped-up seismograms as sound. I was ...
4 Jan 2009: 2009 Blogolutions
Meta: · 4 comments
... in a sane or timely manner. Also, my inner censor has been working overtime and with exceptional vigor. Be more conscious of which ideas ...
16 Dec 2008: Red Bean Xenoliths Janessa
Food, Science: baked Alaska, desserts, failed experiments, lava, meringue, recipes · 6 comments
... work better if it's attached to a drill. Step 3: Working quickly, place a scoop of ice cream on top of each sponge cake/red bean ...
20 Oct 2008: Coffee Bean Bridging
Aimless: · 11 comments
... gravity-defying arrangements. Back in the day when I was working on well drilling projects, we worried about it happening in the gravel ...
29 Sep 2008: New Accretionary Wedge!
Links: · no comments
... you need more geoblog goodness, Lutz at geoberg.de is working on a complete list of the entire geoblogosphere! See it in English or ...
Links: · 3 comments
A few more announcements while I'm catching up with the blogonets: I will be hosting the next edition of the Carnival of Feminists on September 24. Please send me your best recent women-in-science posts (or non-sciencey feminist-oriented posts, if you mus ...
17 Jul 2008: Delicious Internet Noms
Links: · no comments
... relatable to terrestrial mythology. (For a while I was working on coming up with a name related to the oracles at Delphi: some people ...
5 Jul 2008: Delicious Internet Noms
Links: · 6 comments
... Readers not in Southern California can play along by working on your own emergency kits. Could a volcanic eruption under the Arctic ...
18 Jun 2008: Advice for a Mathphobe?
Aimless: · 25 comments
... some advice: I graduated from NYU in 2007 and have been working in LA as an assistant, but I'm thinking about going back to college and ... be my bias as the alumna of a very mathy undergrad program working in a mathy subfield coming through, but honestly, I can't imagine doing ...
16 Apr 2008: Women in Science Linky-Post
Links: · 3 comments
... off my del.icio.us account and formatting it - has stopped working. I cry tears of sadness. I also have a backlog of links. Like, ...
25 Mar 2008: The Five Emotions of Thesis-Writing
Aimless: · 13 comments
... am aiming for most of the time. It's what I feel when I'm working effectively, a sort of detached contentment mixed in with cheerful ...
11 Mar 2008: Geo News Bites
Aimless: · 4 comments
... interesting - everything but the stuff I'm supposed to be working on. And wouldn't you know it, the Earth and Planetary Science Letters ...
9 Mar 2008: Borg Business
Meta: · 3 comments
... (MOAR LOLPZ?) Next things next: The Borg Overlords are working on a replacement for that "most active/most emailed" thing in the ...
25 Feb 2008: Does This Rheometer Make Me Look Fat?
Aimless: rheology · 6 comments
... between experimental setups, where you are typically working with a thin layer of fluid (in this case, the gap between cylinders was ...
10 Jan 2008: Saline Injections for Venice?
Science: ground water, subsidence, Venice · 3 comments
... freaking ocean. A group at the University of Padua is working on a scheme that could, if successful, raise the entire city by 25-30cm ...
17 Dec 2007: Aaand, the rest of AGU
Science: american geophysical union, underwear · 7 comments
... I am finally starting to figure out how schmoozing networking works. Except I still need to be better about sending follow-up ...
Science, Whimsy: american geophysical union, Friday random ten, iTunes iChing, science journalism · 20 comments
... will get the most mainstream media attention. I'm working on my own list (though restricted to stories from the sections whose ...
2 Nov 2007: Friday Fun Poll: Feyerabend
Science, Whimsy: philosophy of science, unprofessional boundaries · 2 comments
... Professor's post about personal boundaries and social networking sites got me ...
Links, Politics, Science: blog carnivals, feminism, gender, impostor syndrome, scientiae, sexism, zombies · 15 comments
... there's hope. Lots of people have good working relationships with their monologues. Am I a Woman Scientist? notes that ... the gun from time to time, but that strategy seems to be working for her - congratulations, Addy! Meanwhile, Veo Claramente's inner ... going to always assume that the reason something is not working is because I’m a bad scientist, with bad hands. Time and again, ...
29 Aug 2007: Another Year Older, Another Year Fartier
Whimsy: kids today · 5 comments
... up with bottled water. General Motors has always been working on an electric car. Nelson Mandela has always been free and a force in ...
6 Jul 2007: Friday Links and iTunes iChing
Links, Politics, Science, Whimsy: blog carnivals, feminism, Friday random ten, iTunes iChing, poverty · 2 comments
... launched in to a series of posts on her experiences with working poverty and welfare. Part One: I was expecting a Balloon-O-Gram and ...
18 Mar 2007: Iconic Figures: Energy Release by Earthquakes
Science: earthquakes · 10 comments
... and not just because a particular research group is really working the lecture circuit. A handful of such images, often NASA glamour shots ...
13 Mar 2007: Science as Culture, and Cultural Depictions Thereof
Politics, Science: science in pop culture, white supremacist capitalist patriarchy · 9 comments
... of culture that are crazy and unscripted have science working in the background. Then we learn that science and culture ...
6 Jan 2007: Happy Belated Winter
Links: Wikipedia · 7 comments
... a nice vacation; I'm still having it, in a slightly more "working vacation" sense. There'll be pictures once I'm back home with my camera ...
26 Nov 2006: Margarita Meringue Pie
Food: citrus, meringue, pie, recipes, Rutaceae, thanksgiving · 1 comment
... 1/8 t. salt 1/2 c. prickly pear juice - if you're working with fresh fruit, wear thick gloves, burn off the thorns while you're ...
15 Jul 2006: Call for Interviewees: Women in STEMM
Politics, Science: women in science · 29 comments
... STEMM, perhaps even received a degree in it, but are now working on a degree or pursuing a career in an unrelated field women who ...
7 Jun 2006: A Brief Discussion of Other People’s Politics
Politics: climate change, plumbers, rhetorical tactics · 5 comments
... the seed of one good argument, and exit gracefully with a working sink. So, Gentle Readers, are you good at creating such ...
22 May 2006: Of Note
Personal: blegging, workload · 2 comments
... like I found about the right level of effort this spring, working reasonably hard, but not on the edge of burnout. Next step is to see ...
7 Apr 2006: Insomnia, Slightly Beer-Induced
Links: Friday random ten, search requests · 9 comments
... or White Christian? Are they explaining to Soccer Mom and Working Dad and Single Mom and Rebellious Teen and Lonely Single why they feel ...
7 Feb 2006: Oh Look, the “Jobs for Men” Section
Personal, Politics: advertising, sexism · no comments
... really want the junk in your trunk* / The average guy working for us next summer will earn $25,000". And then some crap about signing ...
31 Jan 2006: Procrastinating Things
Links, Politics: blog carnivals, denmark, offensive humor, patriarchy, psychology, racism, relationships · 3 comments
... But, nothing yet - and my subconscious is supposed to be working on Science. Many Shakespeare's sister has a practical test for ...
13 Jan 2006: Rehydrated AGU
Science, Teaching: american geophysical union, conference blogging, mass communication, science journalism · no comments
... well. Which everybody promptly assumed meant that actively working to get your research popularized is (potentially) good for your career ...
21 Sep 2005: Balancing Work and Family: Just Use Your Penis
Politics: lazy journalism, lifestyles of the privileged minority, sexism, work vs. family · 2 comments
... had children, they planned to cut back on work or stop working entirely. About half of those women said they planned to work part ...
12 Sep 2005: The 4th Circuit Pees on the 4th Amendment
Politics: civil liberties, fascist police states, FEMA · 2 comments
... management flunkies have clearly been working themselves to the bone to put the citizenry in their proper, ...
9 Sep 2005: Anecdotes
Personal, Politics: academia, co-op living, feminism, rhetorical tactics, sexism · 4 comments
... class, the GSI ("TA" - unionization brings better working conditions and nonstandard acronyms!) made long, constructive remarks ...
8 Jun 2005: I am the Prince of the Air
Meta: hotlink protection, hotlinkers, persecuted Christians, satanism · 10 comments
... image was not enough of a clue - or else it wasn't working as well as I thought. I am sufficiently obsessed with reading my own ...
27 May 2005: Friday Rock Blogging: Keiiti Aki Memorial Edition
Science: basalt, igneous rocks, rock blogging, volcanoes · 1 comment
... beat a good volcano for eye candy. Dr. Aki died while working on La Réunion, a volcanic island in the Indian Ocean. Like Hawaii, ...
26 May 2005: Friday Frittering: Last Day at Work Edition
Human Fuzzies, Whimsy: candy, chocolate, feminism, gender, girlhood, quizzes, search requests · 6 comments
... clouds. You often think of the future, and you are always working toward your ideal life. Also nostalgic, you rarely forget a meaningful ...
17 May 2005: Someone’s Been Waiting
Meta: fan mail, monkeys, ninjas, pirates, robots, zombies · 5 comments
... we combine to provide the illusion of sciencey competence working synergistically with nature's wisdom? quicksilver corn ...
26 Apr 2005: Assorted Mysticisms
Human Fuzzies, Links, Politics: nutrition, sin, trilobites · 7 comments
... dietary guideline - "eat a fuckton of vegetables" - is working nicely now that I've discovered the yummiest salad dressing in the ...
25 Apr 2005: Feminisms
Politics: feminism, feminisms, ideological boundary police · 7 comments
... and they were real hours, none of this namby-pamby half-working half-blogging crap in which I am sometimes able to indulge. In one way, ...
Meta, Personal: academia, Announcements · 11 comments
... to: Seismology. Statistics. I'm still working out the implications of this decision in the hypothetical case of a ...
14 Mar 2005: Middle Klass
Personal, Politics: academia, classism, money · 14 comments
... I don't know what makes people compassionate or not, but working as a waiter doesn't seem to be the necessary & sufficient ...
8 Mar 2005: Bad Carma
Personal: cars, driving · 6 comments
... plastic wrap. On the other hand, my turn signals are working again, ...
20 Feb 2005: Hello world!
Meta: blog status updates, WordPress · 12 comments
... this is the WordPress sandbox post! I'm still working on the design, and reassigning old entries to new categories - the ...
14 Feb 2005: Fun with Creationist Plate Tectonics
Science: debunking, plate tectonics, young earthers · 11 comments
... it? Not so much. **A less fun illustration occurs in woodworking: when you're bending wood, you need to use steady pressure and a great ...
26 Jan 2005: Fantasy Cabinet: Education Edition
Politics, Whimsy: crackpots, fantasy politics, homophobia, time cube · no comments
... HEAR YOU! Fantasy Secretary of Education Gene Ray is working on a new initiative to bring Nature's Harmonic Time Cube into schools. ...
13 Dec 2004: Architeuthis sox
Whimsy: sketches, socks, squid · 1 comment
19 Nov 2004: Spam Stopgap
Meta: blogtinkery, comment spam · no comments
... One of the two. So far, the prevention side seems to be working. If you're upset that your comment is unfairly rejected, and you don't ...
28 Oct 2004: Cause for Optimism
Politics: · 2 comments
... the NAACP, Emily s List, MoveOn and 25 others are working together under the umbrella of a single coalition, America Votes. They ...
20 Oct 2004: Fabulousness at the Beach
Links, Personal: cars, cubicle living, jalopies · no comments
... my car still doesn't have working brakes, I'm at work, while a large chunk of the office (including my ...
30 Aug 2004: Note to People on Political Volunteer Phone Lists
Politics: i hate everything, impeach Bush, US party politics · no comments
... to use, but don't start in on how you're too smart to be working the phones. Your phone banker is smart too, and pretty fucking full of ...
Human Fuzzies, Science: · 5 comments
... in lit-crit circles. Fair 'nuf, but be forewarned that I'm working against my instincts here. Right now, my instincts are telling me to ...
25 Jul 2004: Education Reform Blah Blah
Politics: · 2 comments
... help, but $5,000 is not enough to compensate for rotten working conditions and a lack of professional respect, not when you could get ...
7 Mar 2004: Investing With Your Values
Human Fuzzies: book reviews, investing, money, socially responsible investment · 3 comments
So I'm not at all chuffed with the concept of "working for a living". And it seems that the best way to avoid working for a living is to be independently wealthy, which one accomplishes ...
22 Feb 2004: Le Tutoiement des Blogs
Human Fuzzies: french, net culture · 3 comments
... persons other than M L-le-M to help you understand the workings of this new generation of tools, to which blogs ...
10 Feb 2004: Crappy Superpowers
Whimsy: · 7 comments
... and pretending to enjoy their company. It's a lot like working ...
12 Jan 2004: Pride’s Downfall
Whimsy: · 3 comments
... boys continue to pee as usual. Also, the spout box is working again. *In what way are chat logs like cheese ...
6 Jan 2004: New Year’s Diet
Human Fuzzies, Personal: · 2 comments
... classic New Year's resolution to eat better: I'm still working through the Christmas candy. I've made it to the Giant Bar. The Giant ...
8 Dec 2003: Peer Review the Asbestos Way
Politics, Science: · 1 comment
... there are many areas of research in which a person working in good faith to choose an unbiased review panel will be able to do so ...
30 Nov 2003: Umami = Love
Human Fuzzies: · 4 comments
... and a pit roast is the most compelling argument yet for a) working to become wealthy or b) going to chef school. But this is not about ...
10 Aug 2003: D’OH! System halt.
Meta: · no comments
... my tenuous band-aid. Update: Things are sort of mostly working again, I think, after putting MT into a secure little wrapper. And ...
29 Jul 2003: Pinball Cardinality
Personal: · 2 comments
Each morning I am astonished that my alarm goes off, and I am required to get out of bed again even though I just went to work yesterday. Except for the mornings when I wake up and head straight for the Extreme Pinball Video Games convention. One of the co ...
27 Jun 2003: Automotive Adventures
Personal: · no comments
... catch and dispose of and replenish lest the thing stop working, what else can it be but a ...
26 Apr 2003: Tenure’s No Damn Good!
Aimless: · 2 comments
... terribly well, of course, since I'm blogging instead of working, but the lab will get done eventually. Right now, I have to express my ... the large number of professors in the building with me, working quietly and doubtless productively inside their offices. The same ones ...
21 Dec 2002: Product Review: Oral Cleansers
Personal: dentistry, reviews of stuff · 3 comments
... about a mile away from my house; I thought briefly about working there for a summer, before realizing I'd rather chew off my own leg. ...
17 Dec 2002: None the Wiser
Personal: · 9 comments
Here I am, back in Iowa minus all four of my wisdom teeth, which were removed this morning while I was under heavy sedation. Very heavy sedation - I don't remember a thing about the operation, except trying and failing to stand up when it was over. Apparen ...
10 Dec 2002: Dilemma
Personal, Politics: · 6 comments
... I should still be working really hard right now, or I have already completed enough work to ...
30 Jun 2002: Fixings
Whimsy: · 3 comments
... but surely, things are improving. Trackback is working, anyway, sort of kind of hopefully. Of course, Trackback is also ...
2 Jun 2002: Priorities
Links, Meta, Personal: blogtinkery, soccer · 3 comments
... death muffins. In other news, I'm hodge-podgedly working on a new design which features more whitespace and, yes, a rotating ...
23 May 2002: Tomorrow Was Yesterday
Personal: Caltech, Ditch Day, utter glee · no comments
... clues for the treasure-hunting hordes. I spent the day working on an artsy-fartsy themed stack*, taking black and white photographs of ...
8 May 2002: Joys of Bandwidth; Stuff
Human Fuzzies, Personal: · 4 comments
... now, being done with all but one midterm, when I should be working on those two late homework sets I deprioritized this weekend, I'm ...
17 Apr 2002: surface learning
Teaching: · 8 comments
... ideal. When a class goes badly I just feel guilty for not working hard enough, as though I don't have the right to make constructive ...
14 Mar 2002: New Toy!
Meta: blogtinkery · 3 comments
... the ass-crack of finals, I won't make anything pretty or working for at least a week. I will, however, think a few thoughts about ...
20 Feb 2002: Lonely Thrust Faults
Personal: · no comments
... very many friends to do homework with. I'm most efficient working alongside someone, when I can get immediate feedback on my stupid ideas ...
30 Jan 2002: I Heart Time Cube
Whimsy: crackpots, time cube · 1 comment
... gave a bit of a talk at MIT. What with the mad-crazy networking in the scientific community and pseudo-greek organizations of the ...
Personal: diary, earthquakes · no comments
... up and down in front of a giant dry erase board while working on a seismology assignment. I'll get you, Mole People, and your ...
24 Jan 2002: Waste of My Time
Whimsy: · no comments
... anemonefish." Can you tell how much I don't want to be working right now? The link is to a record catalog. My theory is that "sex" ...
14 Dec 2001: filthy bloggish slime
Meta: · no comments
... still disturbing. I'm quite looking forward to the full working version of the thing, so I can be even more disturbed than I already ...
30 Nov 2001: delicious and nutritious
Politics: activism, queerness, Salvation Army · no comments
... and I generally prefer to spend my activist time and money working towards a proper set of marriage laws so that economic decisions aren't ...
26 Nov 2001: Unto the Breach!
Human Fuzzies, Personal: · no comments
... font. How's it working? Today has been a day for reciting Shakespeare, loudly and with grand ...
17 Nov 2001: jeg var…
Personal: diary, words · no comments
... by what I perceive as a gradual decline in the size of my working vocabulary. There are so many times, now, that I sit racking my skull ...
10 Oct 2001: Slippery When Wet
Personal: · no comments
... means. I'm also pleased that my super yenta skills are working, if only erratically - I saw this particular match coming from a mile ...
13 Sep 2001: justice
Politics: · no comments
... who has caused suffering to spend the rest of their lives working in good faith to repair it - that would be justice. Killing the Bad ...
29 Jul 2001: leftover stuff
Personal: · 1 comment
... and more unified once I'm settled in Denmark, as I'm working straight through until the day my plane leaves, and still have to ...
12 Jul 2001: phew
Aimless: · no comments
... I've acquired a hammered dulcimer which is in working condition, if not in tune. And just keeping the bugger tuned to the ...