Went to attic to get some old books to share with kid, first random book picked up and first random page I opened to was this.

humanetech.com/podcast#e22 Amazing latest episode interview with Audrey Tang about Taiwan's effective public engagement and democratic systems. Anyone who cares about politics at all on any side should check this out.

Inequality / garbage sorters / canners documentary I watched today, worth it and powerful


I've had this recurring discomfort with my own internal biases / expectations:

I keep finding myself surprised somehow when images of people I strongly disagree with politically look no different visually than people I agree with.

I've heard it claimed that most judgments of others are based in projection.

Well, I notice myself constantly asserting that almost everyone (even those I disagree with or who seem antagonistic) has the capacity to learn, to be open-minded, are not hopelessly partisan or reactionary, and that we can make progress if we treat one another with compassion and emotional intelligence…

So much of our political complaints actually come from dysfunctional elections. If you want good democracy, help spread the word about


Are there memes comparing seat-belts and masks yet?? If not, how do we organize to make some?


Naomi Klein on how to use crisis for good instead of letting it turn for the worst (which is a real possibility)

Where else should this get uploaded besides YouTube (use mpv and youtube-dl folks)?

Anyway, it's AMAZING


Discovered natural (downspout on my house!)

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Blog post about Snowdrift.coop being at upcoming


Links to talks, mentions the update that we'll have a table @SeaGL for the first time!

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Several team members from Snowdrift.coop will be speaking at @SeaGL in November

More details on our event posting at our forum: community.snowdrift.coop/t/sea

I appreciated this as a way to hopefully wake up people about invasive tracking: stealingurfeelin.gs/

(it's a public awareness video that does live tracking to demonstrate it to you)

I wrote a pun / joke 

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