please enjoy this fungal galore
I'm past thirty but yesterday I found this in a forgotten corner of a park in the dirt and had to pick it up. don't judge me.
carceral colonial logic and the prison industrial complex Show more
'Mass Incarceration and World Construction by Intensification'
(part 1 of 3)
'Border as Method, or, the Multiplication of Labor'
Sandro Mezzadra and Brett Neilson
"I Will Fight Colonialism Until My Last Breath"
'Hurricane Colonialism: The Economic, Political, and Environmental War on Puerto Rico'
"Notes on Trap
A world where everything is always dripping"
Coraline Ada Ehmke on #causeascene podcast
Julia Evans is basically a superhero. https://jvns.ca/blog/2018/09/18/build-impossible-programs/
for map lovers Show more
'in which maps of all descriptions are analyzed, and their several uses fully explained ; intended for the use of civil engineers, architects, and surveyors, also for naval and military academies, engineering schools and colleges, and draughtsmen ; illustrated with forty-three large plates and thirty-nine woodcuts, among which will be found examples of a parliamentary railway plan, section, and cross sections, prepared in compliance with the standing orders of the House of Commons'
"A hand-book for mapping, engineering, and architectural drawing"
little gem found in the archive.org
"What You Don’t See" Show more
"Follow the supply chains of architecture and you’ll find not just product manufacturers but also environmental polluters and elusive networks of financial power and political influence."
I made a thing, it's a code-generated number station podcast:
It has two sources of data: 1) my mysterious corpus 2) you can submit your own message.
Messages are encrypted and read aloud. There's also some music and other random variety. It's weird, but I like it. It's not quite as automated and/or 100% computer-generated as I would like, and I'll probably fiddle with it forever, but here it is!
“Decolonizing Mars: An Unconference on Inclusion and Equity in Space Exploration” Show more
'The term decolonization refers to undoing the legacy of colonialism. Many people are used to hearing about "colonizing Mars" to talk about humanity living in space; here, we examine how using a colonialist framework in space reproduces past harm from humanity's history on Earth.'
"Jian Ghomeshi, John Hockenberry, and the Laws of Patriarchal Physics"
By Jia Tolentino
'Europe, It’s Time to End the Growth Dependency'
'Providing public goods and commons - Towards coproduction and new forms of governance
for a revival of public action'
'Contemporary debates on social-environmental conflicts, extractivism and human rights in Latin America'
crisis hotlines, no voice required Show more
in the US, you can text HOME to 741741 and someone gets back to you. it’s all text so it’s easier to be private if you aren’t able to speak freely or are having trouble verbalizing. https://www.crisistextline.org
you can email the Samaritans at email@example.com. they’re in the UK & Ireland, but I’ve never had them deny me help if I emailed from the US.
I've just released Mastodon De-Mob, an anti-harassment tool that lets users to block everyone who favorited or boosted a toot calling for harassment. https://mastodon-de-mob.codesections.com/
Please feel free to test it out with the example URL I provided; that will only block a test account I set up for this purpose. Hopefully, you won't ever need it for real.
It also reports the harassing toot, which I hope will prevent the tool's abuse for non-harassing toots.
I come to this coffee place only because of this pal
friendly lichen occasionally assuming human form, alt for @sifr
Octodon is a nice general purpose instance.