A Shirt, Counterpoint [Guest Post, Dissent]
Dr. Christine Piatko is a Research Professor of Computer Science at Johns Hopkins University. After we had a lively discussion on Facebook about my post last Saturday on the shirt Dr. Matt Taylor wore for the Philae landing, she offered the following dissenting opinion in response to my call for guest-post responses. The full index is here.
Her post follows, with minor edits proposed by me and okayed by her. The opinions presented are not necessarily mine, but I do believe the discussion to be useful.
I have since closed the call for additional responses, but see the second response on this topic, submitted by an anonymous reader, for a third opinion.
I admit this is feeling a bit meta -- offering a counteropinion adding to the firestorm over a blogpost about a firestorm... about a shirt?
But thanks for the opportunity, so I wanted to chime in and say -- as a member of the gender in question, I respectfully disagree with Ross.
Yes, women in STEM do need