I'm a tech worker building radical systems from the bottom up.
I'm always down to talk about:
United States federal student loan payments are being deferred until Sep 30. Don't pay your federal student loans until then. No interest will accrue and it won't affect your credit score. (Most student loans in the US are federal but uh make sure yours are before doing this.)
DID YOU KNOW:
Microsoft originally included Minesweeper, Solitaire, and Hearts as educational/tutorial tools to get people used to using a mouse and a graphical UI.
Minesweeper (showed up first in Windows 3.1) taught left/right click and precision clicking. Solitaire (showed up in Windows 3.0) taught drag and drop. Hearts taught what networking was (included first in Windows for Workgroups 3.1, showed off NetDDE)
Some links that touch (some more directly than others) on the future I want for The Web:
It'd be interesting to turn my thoughts into a comic, akin to Google Chrome's!
Hey folx. I'm writing a free book called Riot Medicine to help teach people first aid for protests, riots, and insurrections. Ⓐ 🏴 ⚕️
Some volunteers have already completed illustrations, but there's still many more that are needed before this can be distributed. If you're able to help out (even with just a single illustration!) get in touch.
You can find out more at https://riotmedicine.net
Examples of content (including illustrations) are provided below.
If anyone tries to tell you rent forgiveness or rent strike is extreme or radical in these times just show them this:
U.S. Retailers Plan to Stop Paying Rent to Offset Virus Closures
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