I'm going to experiment with putting more of my work/research related stuff over on @scisus. If you want to hear me ranting about stan and modeling or talking about pollen movement and tree sex, I'll be over there.
political philosophy Show more
Here's my base political philosophy:
the role of government is to minimize the number of people considered other in order to maximize equitable (re)distribution of resources within the in-group.
she-ra Show more
Tried to watch the 2nd season of She-Ra, but I just really really really hate Glimmer.
Does her character ever change? Do we get an acknowledgement that's she's annoying, arrogant, self-centered and constantly makes horrible careless decisions? Or does the show keep on like she's a person worth listening and paying attention to?
migraine, visual patterns, art Show more
Very cool paper on what's going on with migraine and visual stimulation
Also, this is why hiding art with strong patterns or flicker is SO IMPORTANT.
For example, I adore @joshmillard 's work, but some of his paintings trigger migraines for me.
Reading the piece on the MLA and "All I could think was how strange it was that this was the endpoint of falling in love with, and dedicating your life to, poems about people striding through the Alps and glimpsing sublimity: you wound up in a hotel room far below the ground, where the air was awful and people talked at you in a weird, creepy language — a language that had somehow attached itself to poetry the way the titular creature clings to John Hurt’s face in Alien and won’t let go. " phew.
I've got three weeks to find a job before I lose my backup plan to foreclosure, and another month past that before I lose my home. I need gas money to get to job interviews. I'm eating the shipping on these bracelets to try and cover that. If you don't wear #jewelry or these aren't your style, please boost. They're anodized aluminum, brass, bronze, and stainless steel, all 7 inches, and all $15 to https://paypal.me/tarlimanjoppos or cash.app/$tarlimanjoppos #maille #art #mastoart #chainmail
braiiins, medical Show more
Aberrant interactions of cortical networks in chronic migraine
A resting-state fMRI study
I have been spending a lot of my time supporting and helping my friend who has reached a point, after almost 3yrs of bureaucracy, where our immigration have rejected her 2yo sons visa because the cost of his disability is a burden. This is despite the fact he will die if he goes home as they do not have the treatment he needs. We have a petition as part of the campaign for ministerial intervention. Would be so grateful if you could sign and share #savekayban
A few weeks ago i was making fun of a rhino in a nature show for trying to romance another rhino by hanging some antlers off his horn.
Today I remembered that people wear hats
People are beautifully complex
complaining about transit Show more
I really wish Vancouver did buses right. In the city no bus should ever have to share a lane with a private car. Ever.