Friday, February 25, 2011

It's the little assumptions

Via Geek Feminism Blog:Advertisement: Can you solve one of our puzzles? Can you explain it to your mom? We're hiring hackers with people skills.
Post It Note: My mom has a PhD in Math

It's amazing how often science oriented speakers or advertisements will say stuff like "Explain it so mom/grandma can understand." One of those things you take for granted until someone points it out to you. Does feminism have more important issues to talk about? Sure. But the little assumptions can add up.

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