Roxana-Mălina Chirilă


Reverse discrimination isn't less discriminating

Reading a very stupid „research” article in which 41 Turkish academics got questioned about their work environment to prove whether they were discriminated against or not. No research was done on men, all conclusions on the way women were treated vs. how men were treated are drawn from women’s answers about themselves. Which is dumb. Why? Because it is. You can’t compare two things if you only have data about one.

The humanities are crap at writing

Dear Humanities Peers, This Is iRrAtionaL A year ago, when I was a Master’s student, I complained to a clever friend (also a web developer) about one of the texts I had to read for university. I told him it was horrible to read, that I could barely understand what the author wanted and I wasn’t entirely sure I got the point. „Why didn’t the author draw a picture?” he asked me.