Every Monday, I share some of what I’ve been reading in the past week.
Ambiguity is easy for people and hard for computers. Can you trick the computer?
I’ve said quite a bit about naming here already, and here’s a great piece about women with stereotypically male names.
Someone started an entire twitter feed where they just call out vocal fry.
Lots of news about inclusion this week:
- The bad: A teacher was removed from their classroom after parents objected to Mx. And the newspaper reporting on it referred to Mx. as a pronoun, which is just wrong.
- The good: The Air Force does inclusion right: “If you can’t treat someone with dignity and respect, then you need to get out.”
Here’s a really nifty map of all of our cognitive biases.