Radia Perlman: Don't Call Me the Mother of the Internet
I recently corresponded with Perlman to learn more about her career, what it was like being a woman in the early days of computer science, and why she disapproves of a title sometimes given to her, The Mother ... type of person that makes a good engineer.
Uncontacted Tribes: The Last Free People on Earth
Specifically, their choice: for if uncontacted tribes choose to remain isolated, they will have good reasons to do so ... of a civilization is not how tall its buildings of concrete are, but rather how well its people have learned to relate to their ...
A Mother, a Promise, and a Pink Cadillac
MS: Okay, we all know you and Cadillac are going to get that pink Escalade for your mom. What’s the second ... everyone around him a better person, without asking for anything in return. Basically, a Good Samaritan. Good luck Thursday night, Teddy.
Learning to write the perfect essay
She was also my mother. When good students turn in an essay, they dream of their instructor ... I didn’t get very far. The first person I told was my mother. My mother, who is just shy of five feet tall, is normally incredibly soft-spoken, but on the ...
The Adoption Process: Trying To Write The Perfect Letter To A Birth Mom
This is the twentieth post of "30 Adoption Portraits in 30 Days," a series designed to give a voice to people with widely varying experiences ... It is this profile, we are told, that will attract our birth mom or birth family. This profile is our best ...