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As a Whose Knowledge? advisor and collaborator, I am happy to finally be able to share our multi-year, multi-format, thought-provoking labor of love Decolonizing the Internet By Decolonizing Ourselves published in Global Perspectives Journal


Snake Post Office Post Art 

A bit of fake history for the Snake Post Office, because I love imaginary artifacts

These were all carved by me from linoleum, and printed with Speedball ink (some colors were blended)

Here's some real info on fancy cancels that inspired these ones

when famed organist Jimmy Smith returns to his code repository, he's 

Back at the Checkin Shack

game: number
me: mhm

game: number go up
me: I'm listening

game: number go up… faster?
me: you have my undivided attention

in the afternoon we planted seeds,
in the evening we held hands :possum:

they should do oldies compilations called Then That's What I Called Music

Let's make a colour together! <3


one thing i did today is deliver little activity boxes for some of the UU kids. hard competition for the most UU thing i saw, but the winner was the Little Free Library in one family’s yard filled mostly with issues of Granta

a computer is like a car. it's like a clown car. well, its actually rather like a normal car. a pretty good car - a decent car. except you're not allowed to drive it, you have to employ a professional chauffeur. there are 3 chauffeurs available:

1. professional clown who cannot drive
2. an amateur clown, who cannot drive
3. an elegant, graceful performer in an expensive-looking pierrot outfit. he cannot drive

When you're talking about Linux, it's okay to say that it's "open source".

It's okay to say that it's "free software".

It's okay to call it "GNU/Linux", "Linux", or to mess up its name.

It's okay to refer to it as "the one with the friendly penguin".

Part of RMS' legacy has been an incessant obsession with terminology and pedantry, overshadowing far more important shared objectives which are fundamentally emancipatory in nature.

Pedantry is not activism; it is alienating, not emancipatory.

My 3yr old: daddy I said the f-word at the daycare today!

Me: um, and then what happened?

3yo: silence. ...It was magic!

Me: ...

3yo: The f-word is magic, the f-word is magic (keeps repeating and trails off)

“sure, here’s our parenting philosophy.” I slide a piece of paper across the desk.

“Sir, this is just two sets of childhood hangups in a trenchcoat”

this is just some less-than-half-baked musing about identity, i dunno. let's all just forget i said anything and go back to "haha tree guy"

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i mean first of all, who gives a crap! and that's fine. but on a less dismissive note i feel like it'd have real strange energy. like i don't even think my accent is that strong but i know a little bit about how it sounds to northerners and whatever.

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thinking about an experiment where i try to match my online writing more closely to my real-life accent

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