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open source software development advice 

When I asked for white people to be passionate about Black people and water I was talking about Flint NOT these virtual tiki-torch marches against the new Ariel. — Awa Gueye afropunk.com/2019/07/a-word-ab

“But people won’t work unless they’re threatened with homelessness and starvation!”

No, people won’t work for YOU unless they’re threatened with homelessness and starvation

There's a lot of under-aged anime avatars complaining about not being able to spew white supremacist talking points wherever they want?

What's up with that?

"Move to Europe," friends say, "we don't have Orange Nazi Rapist", they say. 😩

Security goon attacks Black American performer at concert in Austria.

stereogum.com/2050600/kamasi-w

Gab and moderates 

We really need a new radical feminism that understands gender but avoids the pitfalls of naive "gender critical" and steers far clear of being coopted by the authoritarians and right that creates TERFs.

Something something rational actors efficient markets something something queen of the social sciences

Pi is technically illegal since it contains every copyrighted string ever

I'm extremely pleased to launch Run Your Own Social: How to run a small social network site for you friends.

This is a guide book to running a small, tight-knit federated social network server. It comes from my year of experience running Friend Camp. It's focused largely on SOCIAL solutions, though it does touch on the technical.

I've tried to keep it technology-neutral, and it should be a pretty easy read for anyone who's been on the fediverse for a while.

runyourown.social/

Seeing a uni (not mine) mid-level admin saying that universities need to consider the 10-month schedule when we're living in a 24/7/365 world.

I thing we need to think about caring for each other at all times, making sure people have housing, food, etc., year round.

But maybe. Maybe. Maybe we shouldn't reinforce a 24/7/365 kind of world. Maybe we should reinforce a spacious world.

IP thoughts 

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