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juliepagano / fuck-nytimes-jitter.js
Last active Nov 9, 2016
tampermonkey script for disabling the bullshit NYT jitter.
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// ==UserScript==
// @name Fuck the New York Times
// @namespace
// @version 0.1
// @description try to take over the world!
// @author You
// @match*
// @grant none
// ==/UserScript==
View job_search_proposal.markdown

Anatomy of a Job Search




30 minutes



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(stolen from the feminism thread on SA)

Feminism 101, or "What in the fuck is The Gilded Cage?"

If you are new to feminism, approaching it from a position of privilege, or haven't read any of these books for any reason, I strongly recommend them.

Feminism is For Everybody: Passionate Politics by bell hooks. Coming from the perspective of a woman of color, bell hooks calls for feminism free of divisive policies and rich with discussion. She critically analyzes the problems facing feminists today, and proposes a vision of a beloved community that appeals to all those committed to equality in just 125 pages and using simple, accessible language.

No Turning Back: The History of Feminism and the Future of Women by Estelle Freedman. The author, a Stanford professor, examines 200 years of feminism and describes the critical momentum which the movement has gained. She explores the new approaches women are taking to traditional feminist concerns, and insightfully debunks the claim the feminism is dea

juliepagano /
Last active Dec 16, 2020
101 conversations I generally don't want to have...

This list now exists over at and will be updated there.

I keep saying that impromptu, unwanted feminism 101 discussions are exhausting and not a good use of my resources. Then people ask what I mean by 101, so I'm starting to make a list. This list will change over time - I recommend checking back.

I highly recommend checking this list before engaging with me about feminism if you're new to it. It'll save both of us a lot of time and frustration.

Diversity in tech

Women aren't equally represented in tech because biology

Nope. This argument is bad and the science does not support it. Unfortunately, every time you say this out loud, you are contributing to cultural problems that do decrease the number of women in tech.

juliepagano / jasmine_setup.rake
Created Jan 3, 2012
Jasmine & Rails 3.1 asset pipeline don't play well together; a workaround
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task :copy_jquery_files do
# Jasmine doesn't work with the asset pipeline; therefore we copy the jquery
# files manually.
spec = Gem::Specification.find_by_name("jquery-rails")
jquery_dir = +
"gems" +
"#{}-#{spec.version}" +
"vendor" +
"assets" +