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remember when "ice" meant cracking software and not the nightmare police

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Hands up all those surprised:

"Tech Sector Job Interviews Assess Anxiety, Not Software Skills"

news.ncsu.edu/2020/07/tech-job

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“Privilege is the human version of ‘works on my machine’” — @lrnrd #jsconfbp (photo @janl)

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The construction of the pyramids in Giza begins. Simultaneously, you decide to save $10,000 per day. You do not spend any money.

It is now 2020. There are 69 people who have more money than you.

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je suis pas contre l'évolution du langage, mais chuis pas fan quand les mots prennent trop de sens différents, notamment dans un même domaine, et que ca rend les choses plus confuses

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covid, nyc 

@aparrish I hope to enlist my fellow poets in projecting a different metaphor than the earthquake one politico.com/news/magazine/202 nickm.com/post/2020/03/against the myth of a single "center" has contributed to police stopping cars with NY license plates in Rhode Island, when everyone needs to be taking measures to contain outbreaks, even if not in a current hot spot

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Yes.

"On Monday, workers say they will refuse to accept orders until Instacart provides hazard pay of an additional $5 an order, free safety gear (hand sanitizer, disinfectant wipes, and soap) to workers, and expands its paid sick leave to include workers with pre-existing conditions who have been advised by their doctors not to work at this time. Workers say the strike will last until Instacart agrees to these terms."

vice.com/en_us/article/4agmvd/

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post-covid19, a new social society 

did you know that "after the pandemic" we can collectively decide to continue checking in on each other + drive less + be environmentally conscious + promote unionization, empathy, and collaboration and make THAT the new normal ...

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If you are looking for something to read while you are stuck at home, maybe my graphic novel about a robot lady dragged out of reality by her ex will help pass the time! It is dense and weird and somehow got cover quotes from multiple Hugo-winners. It is also free.

egypt.urnash.com/rita/

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