Pregnancy tests are 99% accurate in the lab, 75% accurate in the wild due to misreads- mistakes which are highly dependant on education and socioeconomic status. No, it is not stupid or wasteful to use a hardware interface to help women with this. archive.is/20081206110632/ar…
I saw a tweet recently that I wanted to confirm. Sadly I can't find it right now, but it was about digital pregnancy tests. So, I went out and grabbed a 2-pack for 7 dollars: let's tear it down!
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7:35 AM · Sep 4, 2020

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Some really enormously shitty takes in that thread.
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Terrified teenage girls fumbling in public bathrooms with pregnancy tests because they are scared their parents will find out they are sexually active and murder them don't read instructions carefully. White college-educated women: "Hur hur hur words are for stupid people".
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Amazing how people always seem to discount the value of something like this when it comes to things that people w vaginas use
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I get the "I have a vagina, therefore I have to be careful of people trying to scam me." part- but then you say "would this be useful to someone else?" if you have a shred of empathy.
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*people that might become pregnant
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So people who don’t know how to read need a digital screen with words instead of two strips? 🤔
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