2. Being a nerd is not an excuse for not talking to people about work.
3. Development lexicon. I'm not entirely convinced that changing the lexicon is a big priority (calling people "economically disadvantaged" doesn't make them any less poor), but the debate is interesting nonetheless.
4. A response to the frequent question about my research: "But won't you [female, white, American, outsider] influence their answers?"
Hat tips: COC^2, JK