The story behind Avi Selk's wonderful obituary for the world's oldest spider: http://niemanstoryboard.org/stories/avi-selk-eulogizes-the-long-life-and-too-soon-death-of-spider-16-and-what-she-taught-us/
For those who have ever been put into a #femme roles box and told to play along or else.
Milky Way on Mt.Ontake
Who here uses Slack?
It has so much functionality, but it's far too easy to use it suboptimally (mostly by forgetting that the other people on Slack are made of real human-brains, toooo)..
So I just created MHz.social  because all radio amateur instances are dead.
Feel free to register if you are in this hobby.
Even better: Would you like to become a Sustaining Sponsor?
Laboratory B is VT's first #hackerspace (est. 2010). We're a State and Federal 501(c)3 non-profit organization. YES! your donation is tax-deductibe!
+560 in the last hour
+2,996 in the last day
+10,232 in the last week
1,015 active instances
Somehow appropriate here.
THANK YOU to everybody who has contributed so far: We are more than 75% of the way to our #fundraising goal!
#crowdfund : gf.me/u/6hjp2
*Can you help get us the rest of the way?*
Lab B is VT's first #hackerspace (est. 2010). We're a State and Federal 501(c)3 non-profit organization. YES! your donation is tax-deductibe!
Everything hurts all over.
That means it was a good #Pride, right?
My students and I had a wonderful time #fundraising at the festival, donations were generous, dialogue was uplifting,... and not only did we run out of some of our pin designs, we even got to assemble over a dozen custom Periodic Table of the Elements Pronoun Pins!
Now that "resistance" from within the Matrix has been largely reduced to throwing popcorn at MSNBC on our five-foot (diagonal) Netflix dispensers, friends and friends of friends here please consider building a shadow economy of creativity, self-determination and mutual aid; in the near term, hints and pointers will be tooted/posted from time to time, I trust, by members of social.coop and elsewhere. ♥
When we reach the limits of care, the limit of consensus, then #scoreVoting with the options of 'status quo' and 'none of the above' is the most cooperative #decisionMaking framework I've encountered.