” The tax on being different is largely implicit. People need not act maliciously for it to be levied. In fact, at its heart is a laudable sentiment: ‘prove it to me.’ The problem is that we are requiring different levels of proof without realising it. “


” Human behavior is an enormously complex set of things, and that mixture of underlying things is different for different people, so it’s not just complex, it’s meta-complex. “


” We are bad at valuing other people, and we are worse the more different they are than us. “


” I want to literally make people smarter by jamming things in their brains. “


” The traditional markers people use for hiring can be wrong – profoundly wrong. “


” Once you identify the intrinsically motivated people, you realize that fancy degrees can actually be a negative – that some of the people who have them are more focused on how others perceive them. “


” Before I came out, people always asked me math questions. But once I became a woman, they stopped. There’s unintended discrimination. “



All 7 Vivienne Ming Quotes about People in picture


The tax on being different is largely implicit. People need not act maliciously for it to be levied. In fact, at its heart is a laudable sentiment:
Human behavior is an enormously complex set of things, and that mixture of underlying things is different for different people, so it


We are bad at valuing other people, and we are worse the more different they are than us.
I want to literally make people smarter by jamming things in their brains.
The traditional markers people use for hiring can be wrong - profoundly wrong.
Once you identify the intrinsically motivated people, you realize that fancy degrees can actually be a negative - that some of the people who have them are more focused on how others perceive them.
Before I came out, people always asked me math questions. But once I became a woman, they stopped. There
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