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Links & Sundry
Published: Sep 10, 2021
Nothing to see here, just Nature totally slipping into the business of curating preprints.
Published: Sep 08, 2021
The 'solar' in solarpunk is both a literal reference to renewable energy and a metaphor for decentralized, locally controlled, but interconnected resilience.
Published: Sep 05, 2021
Let's talk when the metaverse can directly feed the hungry, house people, or remove carbon from the atmosphere.
A corrective to the disinfo corrective
Published: Aug 23, 2021
Maybe the people who are trying to understand why conspiracies take root online are themselves part of a giant conspiracy to prop up the online advertising economy. Personally, I think the truth might be weirder and a bit less nihilistic.
Published: Aug 20, 2021
There's only one search result for 'marxist' on PornHub.
4 x 8
Published: Aug 06, 2021
About a month ago we switched to a 4-day, 8 hour per day workweek. Here are some reflections from the first few weeks.
Published: Jul 28, 2021
What if your todo list is part of a distributed, unsupervised task management app that's running your company without anyone realizing it?
Don't go to space like this
Published: Jul 22, 2021
Primal screaming at the new space race. [warning: profanity]
The struggle is real
Published: Jul 20, 2021
Is there a meaningful praxis for socialist-leaning tech workers?
Know how they're paying your bills
Published: Jul 16, 2021
A very Friday response to a very bad Medium marketing tweet.
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Highlights & Deep Dives
Wanted: Late Capitalist Tech Worker
A Prototype for Stemming the Flood of Misinformation during Breaking News Event
Warning: Some Collaboration Required
The viral publishing game is over and we all lost
A Death In The Family
Savor your newspaper. This is what it feels like when it’s gone.
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