First, some backstory. But feel free to skip to the good stuff! With topics ranging from media and social critiques, to making and tech topics that I care about, to death itself, regular content from creators that post on YouTube have been a part of my daily life for the last several years. This is...
I want to remind us that no one film can do everything, and this still is an opening for a flood of brilliant ideas to come. I’m here for all of it. ♥️— Safiya Umoja Noble PhD (@safiyanoble) September 16, 2020
The reason careless errors like this are important is because, as science and technology scholars teach us, tech is not created in a social vacuum. It is built within, and often reifies, power structures. By ignoring that lesson, we keep those power structures in place https://t.co/zMLeLb44MQ— Becca Lewis (@beccalew) September 16, 2020
A Jewish teaching says those who die just before the Jewish new year are the ones God has held back until the last moment bc they were needed most & were the most righteous. And so it was that #RBG died as the sun was setting last night marking the beginning of RoshHashanah— Nina Totenberg (@NinaTotenberg) September 19, 2020
Never have so many people simultaneously typed the word “fuck”— Helen R. (@hels) September 18, 2020
The tobacco farmers want to run the oncology clinic, I mean how bad could it get?— Chris Dancy (@chrisdancy) September 15, 2020
It didn't really highlight the work that Cathy O'Neil or Shoshana Zuboff have been doing NOR addresses what THEY'VE considered as solutions - only this super damaged notion of "reform" that historically not only doesn't work but allows these platforms to thrive.— Iron Man Thee Nigga Nerd (@jackyalcine) September 15, 2020
Micropub 2.2.3 for WordPress has been released. It fixes a variety of warning notices. Published, updated, name, and summary properties are no longer stored in post meta. When queried, they will be pulled from the equivalent WordPress properties. Content should be as well, however as content in th...
Happy Coptic new year. Today we start the year 1737 A.M. (Anno Martyrum "Year of the Martyrs"). The Coptic calendar is that of the Pharaohs with a minor reform, but starts in the year 284, the year Diocletian, the greatest persecutor of the church, became emperor— Samuel Tadros (@Samueltadros) September 11, 2020
It's fairly often that I see a tweet that sums to something like "I find <prevalent concept> super hard" or "everybody's bad at <prevalent concept>, nobody really gets it" and I think it's worth discussing who and what this serves to accomplish— shelley (@codebytere) September 11, 2020
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Event the local Altadena Sheriff’s station had little detail on a phone call. (I’m sure they got swamped.)