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I'm a scientist -- PhD candidate in Information Science, retired computer geek, polymath, artist, author, and Uppity Woman.

Groups: KosAbility, Backyard Science, Itzl Alert Network

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Diaries published: 42 (557 days since last diary on Wed Nov 13, 2013 at 02:33 PM PST)

Comments posted: 534 (500 days since last comment on Thu Jan 09, 2014 at 10:35 AM PST)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 806

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: Goodwill paid disabled three cents per hour, 250 comments, 117 recommends

People Following Cyberwizard: 19

Cyberwizard's Most Recent Diaries:

My diary of yesterday inspired an evening's worth of musings. "Open Carry Texas"'s seemingly obsessive "road rage" display in the first 10 posts I saw on their Facebook page was nasty enough that ...
by Cyberwizard
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Nov 13, 2013 at 02:33 PM PST with 15 Recommends
The "Texas Open Carry"/"Moms Demand Action" has taken a predictably ugly turn with the TOC group engaging in bouts of what could only be described as Internet Road Rage. Both groups have had their ...
by Cyberwizard
Comment Count 81 comments on Tue Nov 12, 2013 at 07:52 PM PST with 30 Recommends
Monday! Have you done yours today? As you can see by Itzl's concerned look, this group is for us to check in at to let people know we are alive, doing OK, and not affected by such things as heat, ...
by Cyberwizard
Comment Count 35 comments on Sun Sep 08, 2013 at 09:55 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
The dissertation is in the hands of my committee.
by Cyberwizard
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Sep 08, 2013 at 07:14 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
I was rather surprised at the number of comments on my previous diary, which talked about news stories saying that some Goodwill stores are paying disabled workers as little as 4 cents per hour and ...
by Cyberwizard
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Aug 11, 2013 at 10:36 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
No, that's not a typo. Here, in America, they are paying disabled workers 3-4 cents per hour. I used to donate to Goodwill, but they've just lost all of my good will. http://investigations.nbcnews.
by Cyberwizard
Comment Count 250 comments on Sat Aug 10, 2013 at 05:48 PM PDT with 117 Recommends

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