Enter Craigslist, the online "Wanted Ads" for the grad student who just needs to find a $50 couch.
Many of the raucous online discussions our community has had over the past few days (plagiarism, checking preps, #chemjobs) would probably benefit from better communication amongst ourselves, and with the larger world. Well, what if we had a little piece of digital property over on CL? What might that look like?
Needed: Dissertation Typist. Must have encyclopedic knowledge of p-chem terminology, command of stereochemical language, enjoy ramen noodles for lunch. 130 wpm / minimum.
Please bring own laptop if possible.
LOST: VOLATILE PRODUCT
Dag! While uzing rotovap on teh third-floor labz, heard mah cell go off, rushed too take call. Came back to nuthin'! Anyone emptee the trap l8tley?
Missed Connections. You: Tall, gangly chemist in need of a shave with thick glasses and a slightly stained lab coat. Me: Passed you by on an OSHA inspection, petite brunette, business suit, designer goggles. I thought we shared a glance, but you may have just been nervous when you saw my badge. Perhaps a drink might help? Call 555-8G13
We're meeting down in the conference room at 7:00PM tonight for drinks and text-searching. Up your alley?
- Location: Cambridge, MA
- Just kidding, it's BYOB. But we'll have pizza (I think)
- Scratch that, we're broke. But come anyway!
Happy Friday, everyone!