…ors and the media, as Carreyrou’s sources remember, Holmes relentlessly reprised a single argument: If you didn’t invest faith and money in Theranos you didn’t believe in the suffering of hundreds of millions dying for want of quick blood tests, and — worse yet — you didn’t believe in her personal capacity to save them.
Kira Bindrim at Quartz has nominated Holmes as “our first true feminist antihero” and has even risked admiring Holmes for her deep dark arts. “There is something spectacular about watching her ignore, override, or shout down dozens of male voices,” Bindrim writes. “Her chutzpah does command a certain dumbfounded respect.”
…e Gross asked 102 New York University students to read a satirical article from The New York Times. Each student was given, at random, the article printed in either Arial or Times New Roman. Afterwards, the students were asked to rate their response to what they had read. The article was rated funnier and angrier — in other words, more satirical — when it was read in Times New Roman. This teaches us how important font choice is when trying to convey a certain feeling.