Fall in Phoenix Park

Sunday Evening Reading – Bank Holiday edition

The time changed today for the EU, which means the sun will set at 5:00, and rise around 6:30am, for now.  Yesterday, we took advantage of the last late afternoon for awhile, and went for a walk at Phoenix Park.  The trees are changing, and piles of leaves were everywhere.  We have a three day weekend here, so while we enjoy a bit of downtime, here are some interesting links from around the web.

Why Are There Still So Few Women in Science? This article was written over a year ago, but for some reason, I just stumbled upon it this week.  It’s a long one, but well worth your time.  As someone with at least one foot in the STEM fields, the concerns raised about roadblocks to more women in science resonated with me.

Speaking of STEM, I am attending the Web Summit, Nov 4-6.  They just released their schedule of speakers. Are you going?  It’s my first tech conference, and I’m excited!

I love this site, Clementine Daily, for no reason in particular, and everything in general.

A bit of Halloween perspective from Dear Prudence.

And a twitter throwdown between Conan O’brien and Madeleine Albright. “Never get into a word war with a diplomat…”