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Post Doc, pre who knows? Working on discrete quantum gravity and MCMC simulations in non-commutative geometry and causal set theory. Pronouns: they/them

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That special type of sadness when a journal you really liked now belongs to a publisher you really hate, and they m… https://t.co/1W1JeQ5iR4https://t.co/d1D3b7PYCp
Retweeted by Dr Lisa Glaser 🏳️‍🌈 @yehgitz Because it is part of my job? And I do want to improve the scientific literature. But at some point there… https://t.co/XdgxlkiAES
1/23
2020
These three are then explored in much more detail in the next chapter, so I will leave their definition for that.The last point of the chapter is to introduce the three different feminist analyses of theories of knowledge: Femin… https://t.co/f3D2gewUNIOr closer to home, cosmology. We can't take apart the universe to find out how it works. We only have one and we ca… https://t.co/1TTHNON2vRSome nice examples of this are in Karen Barads "Natures queer performativity", an interesting article I quite strug… https://t.co/JrINiUgkGUActive experiments are the gold standard. But this gold standard starts working pretty badly if we are thinking abo… https://t.co/JKHECaZDKXDoesn't this language kind of tell us something about how to go about it, e.g. active, probing searching, instead o… https://t.co/evF4ilxBdBHer next point is the language of science and the metaphors used. What do we learn about the world if we think of i… https://t.co/MHulIW40aLWhich, might be true to achieve faster convergence (I am thinking of a damped pendulum now) but is of course almost… https://t.co/4G54dd0Rw7She argues that we might need to take a swing into a direction where white men are marginalized, just to correct fo… https://t.co/ZbCnXK3jfMThis problem carries over into the topic of sexist and androcentrist bias. Whoever defines what is a scientific pro… https://t.co/FidAPECT2ZAt the same time, whenever we want money for our pure science we will start talking about the impact and technological outcomes.She also points out one of the hypocrisies of science. How we split into pure and applied sciences, to keep pure sc… https://t.co/oL00oAurwPShe then extends the thought into the question, which technological needs and aims are really technological and whi… https://t.co/stgUGeFUk3After all, digital technology has made life super convenient for highly qualified white collar workers, while also… https://t.co/tvv3nfkmzmShe illustrates it with how science can increase stratification in society. This is one of the points where I find… https://t.co/AQhDkmTAfDOf course science has also done many great things, but questioning that science and technology are purely good and valuable is a good point.And really, the internet is nice, but are we sure that facebook, twitter and google are really improving our life?… https://t.co/EAeXTOGY8yMy first reaction to this thought was "Of course they are" but the more I thought about it, the less it seems certa… https://t.co/7A597y8N9uNow let's get on with it, the next topic covered is sexist abuse and misuse of science and technology. The first t… https://t.co/SiWtZ5ZxjmOkay, it has taken a bit longer than planned, but I will finally finish my summary of chapter 2 of "Whose sciences,… https://t.co/9DY9uKHW47Are there any good tools to write long threads on twitter? I know it's probably not how this platform is meant to b… https://t.co/hC9kjmlLkD @davidjamesweir Honestly, it would already be enough if dishes were clearly labeled and there was enough of everyth… https://t.co/zCYBAH12Mo
1/22
2020
@axelmaas @arxiv That's a good logic. Do you have a handy list for these publishers? ;) @gvleioras @AcademicChatter Was there a bad pun in the title? Because I know journals dislike those, for some obscure reason ;) @peitalr Also, I am not talking about bad english (although that can be a barrier) I'm thinking of work so badly st… https://t.co/81BIuE9qiV @peitalr Okay, this might be a difference between fields? Because in physics publication is definitely expected as… https://t.co/2rfzAhOKeK @gvleioras @AcademicChatter Yes, I probably should add that. Although I also try to edit out all words that make my… https://t.co/5YC0T5STmkThis thread might come across as negative. And honestly, I am sometimes. If I write 3 pages to fix a terrible paper… https://t.co/vMjpo1EoLnI have gotten papers to review that were barely readable. I understand you are a student, but that is why you have… https://t.co/0we7T3jVP33) It is okay to reject crappy papers without telling the authors how to fix them. That is their and their advisors… https://t.co/K2MuFnJyGL2) If everyone who writes papers does their equal share of reviewing work then doing about 3 times as many reviews… https://t.co/keDoc4yeVI1) Only review for journals you would submit to. I do break this if I get interesting papers from other journals. B… https://t.co/C2mXrjIKS9I'm just talking to a friend about paper reviews and how she is struggling. Now I have a few rules of thumb and I… https://t.co/cvsVIncRiy
1/21
2020
For some reason, I haven't been invited to Davos this year. Was it something I said? 🤔 https://t.co/6Qmrup7HrB
Retweeted by Dr Lisa Glaser 🏳️‍🌈 @jamgregory No, we don't really need them. Rooms open with keys and the employee card is only issued if you specifically ask for one. @jamgregory Now I really wanna have a lanyard to decorate :)Ups, yet another cool long thing that snuck onto my reading list :D https://t.co/wkFI0psNsnThe idea and algorithm are nice and clean. Unfortunately the existing code is in C++ which means I will make an ung… https://t.co/9tOvXytZRj
1/20
2020
@drsgielen I heard you can book a berth on a containership. It only takes 3 weeks, which should be enough time to finish a paper or so :DStill amazed at @drsgielen 's commitment! I won't promise not to fly but I will do my best! https://t.co/QSSU4V2ebAA long, incredibly well researched and written and kind of sad review of #sexism in #Academia https://t.co/OId0X0KY6qI'm glad more people are trying to use numerical methods in QG. But maybe they could take the time to actually learn how to do them first?Beautiful slides and a cool overview over the spectral standard model :) https://t.co/eUNI9GEQWH
1/17
2020
On the one hand, I want to doubt and question everything to keep improving and changing to achieve the best science… https://t.co/ZusmPe9owk @drsgielen That's the point we all dream of isn't it? I mostly get referee requests for things I really rather wouldn't read.
1/16
2020
@nadine_dijkstra @NWO_SSH @WCHN_UCL @smfleming Congrats :) @skdh This is why I don't even try anymore. They never have the chocolates I want :(Physicists must start taking philosophy of science seriously or run the risk of stagnating, argues Sabine Hossenfel… https://t.co/FYxA9kAJwF
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1/13
2020
@vit_tucek Another option would be to use third person singular, 'es' but a lot of people find that depersonalizing… https://t.co/eE7w3LDrTZ @vit_tucek Hi Vit :) Indeed in german it's a bit tricky. My default right now is to say avoid pronouns as far as po… https://t.co/Oo6OBTjgrg @JustLeavePlsss I've got a few semi accessible texts I wrote on my website (in my bio). Otherwise, most of my writi… https://t.co/fvO62XJEbvMaybe at one point I start feeling more female or male and decide to fully step into one gender again. But for the… https://t.co/sdXYT59lQrBut for me? Femaleness does not fit. I feel freer (funnily enough even to explore my femininity) when I think of my… https://t.co/l5MHs0zOXFBut that is not the world we live in. In this world gender is considered a more important label. And yes masculine… https://t.co/C4p8hOAZgHBut fundamentally? No one expects certain behaviors, interests or abilities just because of my hair color. And in a… https://t.co/6NcSekIElEMy own answer is: No. Would I identify as nonbinary in an ideal world? Who knows. I think in an ideal world the lab… https://t.co/slpgZR7rp9Or, a question I grappled with for a long time and which feminists often ask me: Isn't stepping outside the binary… https://t.co/0iF2diARjoI've thought about this label for a while. Isn't stepping outside the binary giving up? Shouldn't I be a strong, ge… https://t.co/wujXOkbMtlSince I just used the hashtag I wanted to explain me being nonbinary. First the logistics: Pronouns in english are… https://t.co/HETU5JHOoKSo since the hashtag is going around I'll use the opportunity :) #IAmNonbinary #LGBTQScience I'm a postdoc working… https://t.co/lpyJBzK62V
1/11
2020
Just found this advertisement in my inbox. It's too late for me to do a Ph.D. in Philosphy of physics, otherwise I… https://t.co/uYTGUH4LPsThe @EUErasmus+ program was how I first visited the UK, met @DowkerFay and so what ultimately led to me having the… https://t.co/NRzz9WoSDe @IBJIYONGI One of our Masters students even offered to make the posters, so it would be cool :) But for now I'm col… https://t.co/ykM0Q5z6g7 @IBJIYONGI Ohhh, that is a cool idea :) But then I'd definitely also like to print a poster of you!And the awesome ones from @Alonglastname at https://t.co/DdvUSuq83YI know these from @Perimeter https://t.co/zHIFvcsQe7We just had a discussion about redecorating the corridors around our offices. I know there are a few good posters o… https://t.co/KMlPZBk3xF
1/10
2020
"I wish to return this time machine." "Why?" "It is not accurate!" "The circuits are calibrated to-" "I mean what i… https://t.co/NdpuPmR6y7
Retweeted by Dr Lisa Glaser 🏳️‍🌈Guess what, now I'm the person writing an email asking to be cited. I'm seriously considering to also add a link to… https://t.co/hcUNrRQxm0Rant incoming. I just sat through a diversity in STEM talk. It's the first time I've ever been tempted to walk out before it was over.
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1/9
2020
@duetosymmetry A reusable tweet, that does fit the zeitgeist doesn't it? Also good morning too you! (Although it's early afternoon here ;) )
1/8
2020
@skdh @arxiv Ahhhhh :D Right. My brain switched of there for a bit^^ Somehow the extra 0 makes it confusing? Clearl… https://t.co/ZrVqKwFeNMI'm wondering why articles in the @arxiv are now starting with 2001. and not 2020. ?
1/7
2020
A belief in meritocracy is not only false: it’s bad for you – https://t.co/878WEfxwre via @aeonmag
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1/6
2020
@GilYardeni Best of luck, you will do amazing!
1/5
2020
@kiwinerd @twistor Ohhh, that does sound like a fun conference, I have to see if there is something similar closer to me :D @kiwinerd @twistor I am still dreaming of a queer QG conference, slightly different focus but still I it would be great :)hmmmm wonder why they've suddenly restricted this account that's tracking edits to the new york times 🤔 https://t.co/ltey1Gx2s5
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1/4
2020
Now go and enjoy your weekend :)That ends the list of how women in science can be split. The next parts are about sexist misuse and abuse of scienc… https://t.co/9m1Zxi3mZ3She argues that that is exactly not the case and that the entire book argues that we need to rethink science and th… https://t.co/hzeIGMlYwIFourth "Science education". One could argue that the aim is for girls to obtain the same educational opportunities… https://t.co/9UginPLBWWBut in general there are many structural obstacles; devaluation of work known to be done by women, exclusion of wom… https://t.co/oNchPYj9jOThird, "Structural obstacles" The first example she lists is how traits that are considered as good for science and… https://t.co/jc5vchXEm7I am often amazed at how impractical scientists are allowed to be, and I know some male scientists that seem barely… https://t.co/ljdXLOsQihSecond, "Womens contributions to science", this goes past the explicit contributions of the worthies and includes t… https://t.co/FJXZjZqWYGThis is also where I am tempted to start an aside about survivor-ship bias, but then this thread gets too long, rem… https://t.co/OPm3aZERTPThis exceptionality means that we can not keep relying on them as our role models. If to be a woman scientist is on… https://t.co/MlSXaGc3hTAny woman surviving in this male sphere might be considered feminist, however it is also self interest, which does… https://t.co/s11hen6oBqFirst, "Womens worthies"; There have always been women that succeeded in science, although for the longest time thi… https://t.co/EWFrW73cIIShe then splits the topic of women in science into four themes. I like this about the book, splitting things into… https://t.co/zKw4TIeASZIn the book she focuses on the first two of these issues arguing that these are the first ones usually encountered… https://t.co/onV3l0mvq8She splits the issues of science and women into five areas; 1 women in science, 2 sexist misuse and abuse of scienc… https://t.co/NFDeaF7aHEE.g. it is obviously feminist to want to increase the numbers of women scientists. At the same time, dismantling th… https://t.co/cT4maIE0bEThis chapter title is "Feminism confronts the Sciences" and lays out some of the ways in which science and feminism… https://t.co/o6M58yX9sKSo let's get on where I left of last year ;) My notes on "Whose Science? Whose Knowledge?". I have now read chapter… https://t.co/uXuLGwQidHHuh. Just found a paper citing my work. Funny thing? Only my work with male co-authors is being cited. But I do hav… https://t.co/eTqEObkq6q
1/3
2020

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