The music in the new ContraPoints video is fantastic!
Computer Files Are Going Extinct - OneZero
Despite being on Medium, this article really resonated with me.
Comparative Media Studies 201: “Heterosexual Undertones in Top Gun”
Love this style!
> For future reference, whenever a techbro talks about “disrupting an industry,” they mean: “replicating an already existing industry, but subsidizing it heavily with venture capital, and externalizing its costs at the expense of the public or potential workers by circumventing consumer-, worker- or public-protection laws in order to hopefully undercut the competition long enough to bring about regulatory capture.”
Sebastian Lague's Coding Adventure videos are FANTASTIC. I get so excited when they show up in my YouTube feed!
I'm trying to consolidate all the recurring questions in a sort of FAQ on XXIIVV.
If you have simple generic questions you've always wanted to ask me, and that you think others might also be interested to know, now's a good time :)
My hope this year is to make #NaNoGenMo a thing on the fediverse. If you haven't heard of it: it's National Novel Generation Month. The idea is that people try to write code that writes a novel in the month of November.
It occurs during National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and like its namesake, it's actually international.
More info here: https://nanogenmo.github.io/
(@hugovk has been admirably running the event for more than half its lifespan and just joined the fediverse!)
Instances run by women:
@ me with ones I missed! ❤️
"Let’s face the truth. We are in an abusive relationship with our phones."
Sounds like the UK and US agreed on a WhatsApp backdoor:
this human put together a list of companies that work with ICE. if your interested or might want to contribute: https://github.com/hankchizljaw/companies-that-work-with-ice
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