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Raychelle Burks
Blackademic in the Ivory Tower. She/they. Left Coaster in the Lone Star. Sarcastic & silly. Tweets = personal ≠ professional. In .
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Raychelle Burks 1h
Replying to @DrRubidium
I will light my candles for all of us. May our operating systems be merciful and our instrument software be functional.
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Replying to @DrRubidium
Could be worse!
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Raychelle Burks 1h
Y: "We can't get a new PC because the instrument software runs on Windows NT." Me:
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Franklin Leonard 2h
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Audra J. Wolfe 7h
Replying to @ColdWarScience
"Blank checks for good proposals" is another way of saying "science is a meritocracy." But the United States is not a meritocracy. Capitalism, patriarchy, and white supremacism is built into every evaluative system this country has. And that includes how scientists are evaluated.
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Phil the Pill Sep 16
Rich People Podcasts are wild.
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NowThis Sep 17
Cops reportedly harassed a group of kids for waiting at a bus stop and even ordered one Black teen into their car with no explanation
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Owen Williams ⚡ Sep 16
Replying to @ow
The craziest part about this story is this, in which a giant company finds a bug in an open source library and DEMANDS its creator immediately travel to them. When he asks if they also want a paid support contract for next time,.since the code is free after all? They ghost.
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Owen Williams ⚡ Sep 16
cURL is used on billions of devices. It's included in every modern car. It's integrated into every iPhone. It's integrated in millions of TVs. Also, it's been maintained by one man for *20 years*........for free. Should big tech be coughing up?
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julia reinstein 🚡 Sep 17
A sheriff in North Carolina was allegedly caught making racist comments on tape, and found out his deputy planned to release it. So, he plotted to have the deputy murdered.
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Raychelle Burks 18h
Science really does advance one funeral at a time, study suggests via
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Raychelle Burks 19h
What hath quenched them hath given me fire.
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Raychelle Burks 19h
My mom's pup Molly went to doggo heaven today. She was a top pup, much loved, that had 14 good years. ❤
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Raychelle Burks 19h
Replying to @IBJIYONGI
I think you need a skeptical Chiweenie 🤓
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Public Books 20h
"How is whiteness in the room with us when we’re doing physics? How does white supremacy shape what we do and do not know about physics?" Our newest , physicist , unpacks the consequences of "white empiricism" in the sciences.
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Angus Johnston 22h
Replying to @Karnythia
"The way you can tell AAVE is a dialect with subtle and complex rules is that so many people are so very very bad at mimicking it." —Me to my students, whenever this comes up.
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❄Mikki Kendall❄ 22h
No you sat in an editorial meeting & explained that white girls often fail at AAVE because they don't understand the importance of the habitual be...you did that.
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Saeed Jones 20h
You love to see it.
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