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"We are the clumsy stewards of our own souls." -Richard Rohr

RT @BillLindeke@twitter.com

MLK Jr. on highways: "Everybody in this country lives on welfare. Suburbia was built with federally subsidized credit. And highways that take our white brothers out to the suburbs were built with federally subsidized money to the tune of 90 percent." kottke.org/20/01/welfare-vs-su

Love that wikihow's "How to Be a Communist" goes directly from "maybe ride the bus more" to "expropriate the bourgeoisie"

wikihow.com/Be-a-Communist#App

RT @VoteMpls@twitter.com

At 7:00am TODAY, polls open in 14 precincts for the House District 60A Special Primary election. Voters cannot vote in the 60A Special Primary at the Early Vote Center today. All 60A voting must happen at your polling place. Find yours here: ow.ly/V1H850y0h2X

RT @leftoblique@twitter.com

Don't call him "the first-ever trans man to give birth", call him "Mitochondrial Steve".

RT @hondanhon@twitter.com

"removing the need for trusted intermediaries" is an example of software/tech solutionists who keep forgetting tech exists only in a human world with humans in it, and that humans create technology + software

you'll always need to figure out how you can trust the humans

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do not become addicted to the freedom to own and modify and repair devices. it will take hold of you, and you will resent its absence!

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Credit Unions 

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Credit Unions 

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All machines are smoke machines, if used wrongly enough.
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"Most narratives about connectivity -- often pitched by Big Tech -- use slogans like: “Connecting the next billion”, “Bringing access worldwide”, “Connecting the unconnected”, and so on. Those projects are mostly one-size-fits-all. The basic difference to community networks’ approach is that we work within communities’ realities, instead of delivering top-down, ready-made solutions."

-Bruna Zanolli on community networks, foundation.mozilla.org/en/blog

If you think math is useless, I have two words for you:

"Cake Simulation"

RT @karoly_zsolnai@twitter.com

Baking And Melting Chocolate Simulations Are Now Possible! 🍫
▶️Full video (ours): youtu.be/SIGQSgifs6s
📜Source paper: math.ucla.edu/~myding/papers/b

eels 

eels 

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Ashes fly back into the face of him who throws them. #proverbs

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USpol 

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Installing an internet-connected crane in my garage and calling it localhoist

USpol, immigration 

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