I replaced my $175/h architect with one online who draws for $25. Meanwhile my electrician gets $150/h. Knowledge work can happen remotely so its a liquid competitive mkt. Physical work is local. Ironically blue collar workers are the valuable ones here, not those w college deg.
A public company SaaS CEO told me recently that a key part of his job for many many years has been keeping his enterprise sales team from removing the signup button from their web site. https://t.co/dSjOH6Td60
China controls American media using targeted investment and domestic content restrictions. Only pro-China films can get access to Chinese theaters, and most Hollywood conglos dare not defy the Chinese Communist Party. This situation is unprecedented in history.
2:02 AM - 15 May 2019
^ funnily enough, Vox, of all media,made a very similar point in this videoin 2016
Remember last night's problematic nanoparticle image? I found its source, published by another group 6 years earlier. And it appears to have duplications too. This is wild. Left: 2009 paper. Right: 2015 paper. #nanoparticleshttps://t.co/rLhGOF4AQJ
Is the NIH grant system broken? Shockingly, I have thoughts. Thoughts from both sides of the process, grantee and reviewer. Thoughts from a mid-career scientist. Thoughts as an employer. Thoughts as a mentor. These are MY thoughts, attributable to no one else. Still with me?/1
And therein lies the problem. With an 8% pay line, all it takes is one reviewer. One reviewer who doesn’t have the right knowledge base. One reviewer who simply isn’t excited about your proposal. One reviewer who says “it’s not translational enough”. /36
I'd love more discussion around the invisible privilege of beauty and the hardships around being unattractive, but a big roadblock is that both beautiful and unattractive people mostly don't like self-identifying as those things
First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they attack you. Then you win. Then you rewrite history. Then you give advice that leaves out the sketchy stuff you did while they were ignoring you.
4:02 AM - 7 Nov 2018
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