Unicoin ad placement on this WaPo article about @molly0xfff is maximum on-brand 2022
good job crypto-capitalists
what a time to be alive
"I HOPE THIS E-MAIL DOES NOT FIND YOU
I HOPE YOUR CHAIR HAS GROWN OVER WITH #MOSS
I HOPE A PLEASANT BUT UNOBSERVED BEAM OF LIGHT HITS YOUR DESK PERFECTLY THROUGH THE COLLAPSED CEILING
I HOPE THE SILENCE IS DEAFENING" Dan Sheeman, art by /u/lombardoink
Okay so I Am Not A Lawyer but help me out here:
"No teacher, school employee, or other presenter shall discuss his [sic] own sexual orientation or gender identity with students in kindergarten through grade twelve."
So teachers aren't allowed to say whether they're male or female even if cisgender, right?
We are raising baby chicks so naturally I had to make a livestream.
Death of an early internet implementor
Rest in peace Dave Walden. He was an early ARPANET and Internet pioneer and Iwas incredibly helpful to me when I set out to blog about the first 365 RFCs. A kind and funny man.
His wonderful website: https://walden-family.com/dave/
The book he edited on the history of BBN: https://walden-family.com/bbn/
He was also an important figure in the TeX community: https://walden-family.com/texland/
news, USpol, Roe v. Wade, background (maternal mortality, white supremacy)
A bit of context on likely societal impacts of forced childbirth. The U.S. has the highest rate of maternal mortality in the industrialized world, and unlike other wealthy countries, the rate is rising, not falling: https://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/22/health/maternal-mortality.html
"According to the CDC, black mothers in the U.S. die at three to four times the rate of white mothers, one of the widest of all racial disparities in women’s health…The disproportionate toll on African Americans is the main reason the U.S. maternal mortality rate is so much higher than that of other affluent countries." Like many racial disparities, it cuts across educational and income levels, too: "A 2016 analysis of five years of data [from NYC hospitals] found that black college-educated mothers who gave birth in local hospitals were more likely to suffer severe complications of pregnancy or childbirth than white women who never graduated from high school." https://www.propublica.org/article/nothing-protects-black-women-from-dying-in-pregnancy-and-childbirth
For more background, see the rest of ProPublica's "Lost Mothers" series: https://www.propublica.org/series/lost-mothers
“Noto Emoji is an open source font that has you covered for all your emoji needs. With support for the latest Unicode emoji specification,(14.0). It has multiple weights and features 3,663 emojis.”
Here's a collection of #MayDay posters from around the world, featuring a poster for a May Day rally in New York from the early 1950s.
You might wonder: why is the primary archive not in archive.org to begin with? And I would encourage you to make an audio recording on your phone and try posting it to each of SoundCloud and then Internet Archive. It’s just a basic usability issue, with a large cohort of volunteers you go with the thing requiring the least tech savvy.
The WordPress server is on a shared host with limited disk capacity, so it doesn’t store the audio files themselves. Each story is a post with some metadata about how to find the track on SoundCloud. Having a backup copy in Internet Archive gives me more confidence this material will remain accessible in 10 years.
Error handling is so important in this kind of long running process where the full export will take between 15-30 days. Any given failure gets reported to a Slack channel and then, depending on the type of error, either halts the export or keeps going.
A Fediverse instance for people interested in cooperative and collective projects.