The fallacy of techno-solutionism
This presentation was fantastic. It's great to hear someone talking about the things I've complained about until I'm blue in the face...and no one seems to care about.
This is the talk I live-tooted about two weeks ago, it's finally online as of a few days ago.
Nanjala Nyabola - Where Do Broken Rights Go?
Tech is creating human rights challenges, and making it more expensive to be poor. Fight back, damn it!
Did you know? The origins of the word "cursor"
c. 1300 (as a surname) "a running messenger," from Latin cursor "runner," also "errand-boy," from curs-, past-participle stem of currere "to run" (from PIE root *kers- "to run"). From 1590s as "part of a slide rule or other instrument that slides backward and forward upon another part." The computer screen sense is a 1967 extension of this.
us politics, privacy (+) (boost with CW)
From @eff in https://mastodon.social/@eff/103126833818583057
BREAKING: a federal judge has ruled that suspicionless searches of travelers’ cell phones, laptops, and other electronic devices when we cross the U.S. border are unconstitutional.
This is an enormous victory for privacy. https://www.eff.org/press/releases/federal-court-rules-suspicionless-searches-travelers-phones-and-laptops
i'm thinking of ~maybe~ going to world of commodore this year? i went once yeaars ago. idk though
i like bunnies & godzilla. draws, tries to make games sometimes. he/him (bunnyhero & BearInATeaCup on birdsite). toronto, canada http://bunnyhero.com/
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