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Dan Phiffer @dphiffer@social.coop

Anyone else gonna be at Open Engagement this weekend?
openengagement.info/

Something I did today:
1. reactivated my Facebook
2. downloaded a data archive
3. diff'd my friend list against an archive from 6 months ago
4. emailed a handful of people who’d also deactivated

I finally have a proper Bandcamp profile set up. bandcamp.com/dphiffer

Unreasonably offended by justify-aligned text.

On behalf of CALIFORNIA GOLDEN CHANTERELLE (Cantharellus californicus), we demand that the US EPA offers environmental protection and climate justice for ALL LIFE.
onbehalfof.life/weedy-affairs/

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Hello friends, Smol Data is having weekly office hours this afternoon at 3pm. Here’s our weekly newsletter: tinyletter.com/smoldata/letter

... as a platform coop. Very interesting.

Eubanks, Virginia. “Popular Technology: Exploring Inequality in the Information Economy.” Science and Public Policy, vol. 34, no. 2, Jan. 2007, pp. 127–138., doi:10.3152/030234207x193592.
phiffer.org/etc/eubanks_popula

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Free Tix at the Natural History Museum, so figured I should send y'all a ... 🐘

Hello friends, here is a weekly newsletter I wrote for Smol Data, a platform coop I’m in the process of forming. We have weekly office hours in about an hour, in case you want to chat. tinyletter.com/smoldata/letter

You should read this article about when Tropical Storm Irene hit my neighborhood in 2011. thenation.com/article/low-wate

tfw you hear the Zeppelin song that was sampled in Paul’s Boutique, and intellectually you know it is the original, but the original will always be the sample riff.

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Without Section 230, @twitter would have to approve every tweet before you could post it. @wikipedia might not exist at all.

Today, SESTA/FOSTA blew a hole in those protections. EFF's @elliotharmon talked with @onthemedia about the result. wnycstudios.org/story/why-anti

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open source licenses, as texts that advocate for their own propagation ("The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software"), is a kind of chain letter and maybe by extension could be considered a kind of himmelsbrief, a "letter from heaven," granting protection to those who possess them (and, per the upthread link, "divine punishment for disbelief of their claims")