Gather ye linkspam while ye may (21 December 2012)

  • Why Some Kids Have An Inflated Sense of their Science Skills: “Students in countries with elite science standards are much more likely to think of themselves as mediocre, whereas students in countries with mediocre standards are much more likely to think of themselves as elite.”
  • Vertigo Announces Editorial Promotions: Longtime Vertigo editor Shelly Bond has been promoted, replacing Karen Berger.
  • Release Management gets an Intern! | Lukas Blakk: “Thanks to the GNOME Outreach Program for Women, we’ve got ourselves an awesome January intern who will be doing her first Open Source contributions all the way from Australia.”
  • WikiProject Women scientists invites your participation: “On Ada Lovelace Day, I decided to create an article about biologist Ann Bishop as my contribution, which was quickly promoted as a Did you know… and became a Good Article a couple of weeks later. Throughout that process I realized just how many female scientist articles were missing, even among the erstwhile ranks of the Fellows of the Royal Society. I also realized that, as motivated as I was, I couldn’t write those articles alone.”
  • Ramblings of a Biol Jerk: A biology student explains fundamental concepts using comics as a medium.
  • Do Some Women Hate Feminism?: Slate highlights a Quora response written by CareerCup’s Gayle Laakmann McDowell.

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