Thursday, September 9, 2010

Ivan added themselves

I just subscribed to academia.edu which advertises itself as Facebook for academics.

First of all, there already is a Facebook for academics...it's called Facebook.

Second, can't they at least learn from Facebook's example? They're having the same issue with singular/plural they:

3 comments:

Jan said...

What's worse, academia.edu kept spamming various mailing lists, aksing users to subscribe to their "service".

Chris said...

How old is it? And are Noam Chomsky and Stephen Hawking really members?

Jan said...

I got the first spam from them 2 years ago.

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