Ian Gent's Blog
Some of my favourite tweets about The Petrie Multiplier
Thursday, 10 August 2017
The Importance of Being Flawless: Lectureship Interview Talks Then and Now
Recently my department - the School of Computer Science at the University of St Andrews - has been interviewing candidates for lectureships....
Monday, 23 May 2016
Happy 10th Birthday to Deborah Underwood
I'm not very good at birthdays, but I want to say this. Happy 10th Birthday, Deborah! I was browsing Deborah Underwood's bibl...
Wednesday, 4 May 2016
When we used to be told half the population was asexual
Nowadays one comes across articles in mainstream media about asexuality, such as this one at the BBC: What's it like to date someone wh...
Saturday, 20 February 2016
The Society For Not Letting Politicians Who Call Referendums Decide Their Rules
News Release: 13:40 GMT, 20 Feb 2016, Cupar, Scotland I have two important announcements to make. First, I am pleased to announce the f...
Tuesday, 3 November 2015
Thanks Lisa, and Sorry
In my previous post ranting about BT , I said what I'd like the nice people from BT to say to me. Eventually I got a very nice woman ...
Saturday, 19 September 2015
What I want the nice man from BT to tell me after they mis-sold me TV three times
19 September 2015 The first time BT mis-sold me TV was when they brought fibre-to-the-cabinet to my address. Excited! We signed up...
Friday, 26 June 2015
We need to make it all about her, not all about him
I want to discuss what I think is the fundamental problem about the Tim Hunt sexist remarks situation. I should mention straight away th...
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