A script that corrects the word "maker" into "guy who does arts and crafts"
"Maker space" = craft room
"Maker ethos" = enthusiasm for arts and crafts
"Maker fair" = craft expo
None of this shit is revolutionary, it's just stuff that your grandmas have always done. You are the newcomer. It's not any less arts-and-crafts just because it involves a 3D printer now.
uspol, supreme court, death
I don't have anything for this. The Supreme Court's fucked, Bitch McConnell's going to shove through a pile of Heritage Foundation oil money in a trenchcoat, and the DNC isn't going to do fuckall.
Uspol, RBG, cancer mention
Well, Trump has a chance to fill another SCOTUS seat. Ruth just succumbed to her pancreatic cancer. Not like liberal justices are any better, but this is bad. A Biden appointee would be your standard conservative, Trump's probably already got some too tier fascist already lined up for the job.
RBG, US Supreme Court
Remember how his second pick was... KavanaughI
"Roanoke’s ‘Lost Colony’ Was Never Lost, New Book Says"
Have to admit... hearing about the CEO of JP Morgan talking about the "decreased productivity" of remote workers and then seeing a bunch of JP Morgan ads for programmers on StackOverflow has me going... "Nope!"
I get not everybody can excel at remote work, but many do.
I'd guess the CEO's comment says more about the culture of JP Morgan than about their workers.
I have been interested, though, in all the new research on how introverts vs. extroverts are faring with the shift to remote work.
“For security reasons, we try to change our Prime Minister every six months, and to never use the same Prime Minister on multiple websites.” https://mango.pdf.zone/finding-former-australian-prime-minister-tony-abbotts-passport-number-on-instagram
climate change, wildfires, Trump idiocy
"It'll start getting cooler, you just watch," Trump responded. "I wish science agreed with you," Crowfoot answered back. "I don't think science knows, actually," Trump said, before moving on to talk to someone else.
Stop posting photos of your kids on social media
Just stop. Animals are ok, but kids aren't dogs—they'll grow up and will have feelings about you plastering their face and their life everywhere for your emotional satisfaction.
Be like #DerekSivers:
"You won’t find his name or face online. I don’t think it’s right to put someone online without their permission. He’ll put himself online when he’s ready." https://sive.rs/pa
Humans along with pets and livestock now comprise around 90% of all mammals by weight.
fracking, planned refinery project
#EcologyWA, Fracked ‘natural’ gas is not clean! Natural gas, or methane, is 86 times as warming as carbon dioxide. The methanol refinery alone would pollute as much as 1.2 million cars, increasing our state’s contribution to global warming by nearly 10%. By 2025, the methanol refinery could be the largest polluter in the state...
We need to take back our towns and cities from cars
Absolutely devastating, I'm completely shocked. David Graeber was one of the best leftist/anarchist public intellectuals of our time.
post-capitalism is here (but not a good kind) https://www.yanisvaroufakis.eu/2020/08/21/something-remarkable-just-happened-this-august-how-the-pandemic-has-sped-up-the-passage-to-postcapitalism-lannan-institute-virtual-talk/
Tech Workers Coalition newsletter #9: Call in Sick... https://news.techworkerscoalition.org/2020/08/21/issue-9/
@LunaDragofelis It really should be. Because capitalists set up a system where people need computers and a phone number to apply for jobs to get housing and healthcare just to live, but then act like these things are luxury items.
In the fight against facial recognition technology, people have talked a lot about MS, Amazon, and other tech giants stepping out.
However, Idemia, the company that helps create Real ID drivers' licenses, and works with the TSA on the pre-check program (among many other things), should not be overlooked.
They also work on facial recognition tech, and have close ties to US police departments, DHS, and various state governments.
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