Tag: science

“The Science of Black Nerds”

Blerdology’s Kat and Amanda talk to Vibe about “The Science of Black Nerds.” “African Americans present a unique set of perspectives and problems that the larger tech world could never completely and accurately tackle without us. Now, we hack to ask how can we get more African Americans […]

Valentina Tereshkova, The First Woman In Space

“Tereshkova was celebrated in songs and her face was put on postage stamps. Soon after her flight, she was married off to a fellow cosmonaut, Andriyan Nikolayev. Khrushchev gave the bride away at a wedding filled with the Soviet equivalent of Hello magazine photographers. When the couple eventually […]

Alice Kober and Deciphering Linear B

A profile of Alice KoberĀ  and her groundbreaking work deciphering Linear B. “It was she who was working hundreds of hours with a slide rule sitting at her dining tableā€¦ a cigarette burning at her elbow, poring over the few published inscriptions, looking and looking for patterns.”