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I wish I had wisdom... and the equanimity of mind to listen to it if I did.

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the STEM vs liberal arts dichotomy is a lie. we must unite to defeat our true enemy, the business students

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Accidentally clicked on an Amazon link, now I have to throw my computer out the window

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RT @juliacarriew
Today I revealed how Google's executives and lawyers denied low-wage temp workers the money they were legally entitled to, for years, with full knowledge they were violating the law theguardian.com/technology/202

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@aral When I worked at G****e in 2012-2013, what I saw was developers drinking coffee from a $15000 coffee machine while the people who worked in the cafeteria hustled all day and struggled to pay rent. It was disgusting. Classic have and have-not.

@checkervest But did you like Matrix 2 as much on the second viewing?

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If you are a radical leftist, a friend, BIPOC, trans, and/or a sex worker I would happy to give a basic digital security training online for free. I've been doing them for about a decade.

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I'm watching Elon do a technical interview about one of his rocket factories and he seems so extremely smart and so convinced humans can live on Mars and I don't know how those two things can coexist

Dreamt that Donald Trump has advanced liver cancer. It was different than everything else in the dream. Marking that here.

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Why do people participate in small online communities? New paper from @sohwng and @jdfoote, forthcoming in @ACM_CSCW blog.communitydata.science/why

I am considering the Texas abortion law in comparison to Proposition 8 in California. The latter was a right-wing success in it’s culture war, but ultimately it’s high-water mark as well. Prop 8 turned the tide in national opinion around homosexual rights. I suspect that the Texas enactment is so extreme that the country will likewise call bullshit on anti-abortion laws. But the Supreme Court will not be the catalyst for change this round.

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Periodic reminder that the desired effect is what you get when you improve your interplanetary funksmanship

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the subtle yoga of putting the dishes away without making a sound so your partner can keep sleeping

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the subtle yoga of putting the dishes away without making a sound so your partner can keep sleeping

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The revolution will not be virtualized. It will not be platinum sponsored by Google, or take place in a boutique docker container in a data center belonging to Bezos maintained by fashionistas on scooters wearing Che T-shirts saved for the appropriate occasion.

There ought to be a Queen of Tentacles tarot card.

The greater joy of finding a fifty in the laundry when you didn’t have a fifty to begin with.

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