The most enthusiastic self-own I've read in a long, long time.

@offby1 classic Brad Anderson

<< "In a recent study, researchers sent identical letters professors at top universities asking for a meeting to discuss research opportunities. Professors were more likely to respond when the email came from “Brad Anderson” than when it came from a name that suggested the student was female or a minority. “Everyone wants to mentor Brad Fucking Anderson,” Helmuth said." >>

@offby1 Ah, you've found one of Kyle's friends. These poor guys :-(

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