Oh, Hi Precarity, so nice to see you. Not.

In case you are unable to tune in I happened to notice that that the Computing Within Limits conference papers computingwithinlimits.org/2021 are available on GitHub at github.com/computingwithinlimi

Bookmarked: HCI’s Role in the Capitalocene computingwithinlimits.org/2021 In a class of an HCI master program,we have attempted to jointly begin to understand HCI’s role in the capitalocene by studying relevant concepts and empirically investigating specific local yet connected phenomena. With participants being distributed across the globe, we were able to study different shared yet locally specific phenomena inspired by multi-sited ethnography. In this

What I've been listening to this week: Seabuckthorn (22), Japanese Breakfast (17), Arcade Fire (13)


Bookmarked: Mikorizal Software mikorizal.org/ We are developing software for transitioning to the next economy.
Not this economy, the next economy. The next economy must be driven by human and ecological needs rather than profit. And it will be networked.

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Alexandra Elbakyan, founder of sci hub, has just been a guest presenter at the Pixelache #BURN___ festival in Helsinki, at Oodi, the flagship city library

see the interview here

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Bookmarked: Ancient Sea Rise Tale Told Accurately for 10,000 Years - Scientific American scientificamerican.com/article Aboriginal stories of lost islands match up with underwater finds in Australia.

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pssst for the past ~6 months when I had a minute I'd tweak on a redesign of QEMU QED and it's finally shareable:


Don't Think inkdroid.org/2021/06/11/dont-t As part of some research I’ve been a part of I’ve recently had the opportunity to do a bit of reading and chatting about the special role of theorizing in research. For some context, Jess, Shawn and I have been spending the past 1/2 a year or so talking about different ways to examine the use of web archives, mostly by looking at links on the web that point at web archives. If you are interested we’re talking about some of this next week a

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Bookmarked: Ethics in Dreamwork and Teaching Dreamwork - International Association for the Study of Dreams asdreams.org/ethics/

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C'est curieux que la mondialisation touche tous les secteurs sauf la politique

Does anyone have an idea of what a warrant to "seize" funds from a Bitcoin wallet would allow the Justice Dept to do?


I've looked at the Varnish Guru Meditation error page many times in the past, but feel a bit abashed to not know its origin:


I noticed pypi was down and saw on Twitter that they reported that their CDN was down.

So I did a quick `host pypi.org` and then a `whois` and saw they seemed to use Fastly. A Twitter search for 'fastly' and it's pretty clear it's not just PyPI that's down.

It's an infrastructural inversion kinda morning.

This is a beautifully written account of Oumuamua, an object that appeared to accelerate as it careened through our solar system a few years ago:


Predictably I ended up on the Wikipedia page afterwards and found this little visualization of its path. You can see why the astronomers picked it up -- it seemed to come so close to Earth!

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Decentring yourself is the key prerequisite to meaningful decentralisation.

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