Jul 13, 2023Liked by Holden Thorp, Science EIC

I don't know if you recall this, but we first met in person after a Twitter conversation! One of many wonderful experiences I had that were mediated by Twitter . . . much harder to imagine a similar interaction now.

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I remember. Yeah - it's practically designed to stop that now.

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For whatever it's worth, I think getting on Mastodon is in order if you want to engage with scientists. If you're primarily interested in engaging with non-technical folks, then your stated strategy is fine.

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Dear Professor Thorp,

One simple way to make a thing not-a-thing is: ignore it (adapted from Marcel Proust).

Thanking you,

Yours truly,


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