"Privacy and P2P Protocols" Show more
by Sarah Jamie Lewis
[who is an "ex intelligence worker, a former freelance hacker known for hacking sex toys to communicate over anonymity networks" , now working on Cwtch
I am not sure the English need a boost of patriotic enthusiasm in their exceptionalistic descent into fascism
"Algorithmic Facial Image, Regimes of Truth and Datafication"
Silicon Valley & China, surveillance (recommended reading) Show more
on the analogies (more than the differences) between Silicon Valley and China in their efforts to establish a global surveillance state
It's the afternoon, bring on the second PIA!
Morning. Another day, another PIA. Or two.
But... Allez les Bleus !
US gov't vs breastfeeding (!) Show more
US threatened nations in an attempt to get them to back down their support for a World Health Assembly resolution on the importance of breastfeeding, going so far as threatening #Ecuador with cuts in military aid and trade https://edition.cnn.com/2018/07/08/politics/world-health-assembly-breastfeeding/index.html
immigration, racism, capitalism Show more
"The Eugenicist Doctor and the Vast Fortune Behind Trump’s Immigration Regime"
"The institutions they created together show more clearly than most how capitalism and white supremacy are mutually constitutive; how the ruling class uses racial resentment to reinforce its rule; and how the spoils of imperialism are redeployed toward maintaining the internal colonies, racial hierarchies, and economic order of our age."
How yuppies hacked the original hacker ethos | Aeon Essays https://aeon.co/essays/how-yuppies-hacked-the-original-hacker-ethos
strongly against algorithmic grading (and rightly so) Show more
'Algorithmic grading of student writing is an abomination'
"More States Adopt Robo-Grading. That's Bananas."
"intellectually narrow comp sci". Yes. YES. I've been wrestling with this since forever. Tried what I could ("post-autistic IT"), to no avail.
The problem, as I see it from the inside, is that the quasi-autistic traits enabled and promoted by a narrow view of programming experience are seen as an asset by industry, rather than a dangerous work-related disorder to be fought.
"ISTE, Digital Tracking, and the Myth of Personalized Learning"
@aral hi, did you know your day site gives "500 Failed"? Everything ok?