Police officer Edward Sanchez of Dearborn, Michigan made some pot brownies with his wife and got so paranoid that he called 911 for fear they were dying. The recording of the 911 call is absolutely insane. From a transcript:
Sanchez:I think I'm having an overdose. and so is my wife. 911: Overdose of what? Sanchez: Marijuana... Sanchez: We made brownies. and I think we're dead. I really do... Sanchez: Time is going by really, really, really slow... Sanchez: What's the score in the Red Wings game? 911: I've got no clue, i don't watch the Red Wings. Sanchez: I just wanted to make sure this isn't some kind of hallucination I'm having.
I asked Amy Parness, the co-founder of Sparkle Labs, maker of fantastic educational electronics kits, to write a Medium post about gender and the business of being a maker business person. Her terrific essay calls out the problems with “pink girly engineering kits.” From Medium:
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