Sleepless

Sometimes, the postdoc can’t sleep because she’s taking stock of her failures, and she worries that the local supermarket won’t employ someone with two Masters and a PhD.

Sometimes, the postdoc can’t sleep because she thinks she finally holds the key to the beautiful and mysterious balance of word meaning in multidimensional vector spaces.

It usually all gets resolved in the morning, when she realises her scientific insights were flawed and she doesn’t actually have to put down her PhD on the supermarket application.