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Untitled (http://motherboard.vice.com/read/the-communist-computer-club-for-kids)
Great piece on Cuba’s youth computer clubs—piracy & culture hubs made to foster tech savvy, pro-revolutionary kids
gaming  cuba  club  computing  personal  history  communism  internet  p2p  filesharing  from twitter_favs
september 2015
Women in Punk Archive |
RT : YES, the Jenny Woolworth Women in Punk Archive got overhauled and is better than ever: (h/t )
punk  gender  rock  music  diy  hardcore  culture  sexuality  archive  history  library  women  feminism  from twitter_favs
july 2015
What Just Happened on Reddit? Understanding The Moderator Blackout | Social Media Collective
J. Nathan Matias is researching a PhD on Reddit - here's his take on the moderator blackout from a few weeks back:
reddit  moderation  community  messageboard  forum  censorship  speech  policy  work  labor  volunteer  from twitter_favs
july 2015
Dear Data
Hello Twitter! Welcome Dear Data a year long data drawing project by and I !
data  visualization  art  mail  post  postal  qs  quantifiedself  from twitter_favs
march 2015
The Last Days of Football | Online Only | n+1
2 articles to get you excited for the abolition of professional football
football  sports  nfl  culture  TV  labor  popular  pop  from twitter_favs
january 2015
Houston, We Have A Public Domain Problem — Medium
I got a bogus takedown for a public domain sound recording. That reflects a much larger problem I write about here:
Copyright  publicdomain  ip  law  policy  takedown  dmca  freeculture  from twitter_favs
january 2015
Eric's Archived Thoughts: Inadvertent Algorithmic Cruelty
best argument for public right to consent when it comes to repurposing the data that we generate on social media:
algorithm  public  culture  facebook  socialmedia  data  personal  privacy  surveillance  memory  death  dying  pain  family  bigdata  mining  from twitter_favs
december 2014
Things That Make the Librarian Angry — The Message — Medium
Great piece by about the bind that librarians are put in by having to deal with DRM on ebooks:
Library  freeculture  librarian  drm  ebook  ebooks  from twitter_favs
december 2014
Not All Nerds – The New Inquiry
"Not all nerds: By imagining nerds as a race of their own, Silicon Valley tries to disguise its white supremacy."
Race  racism  whiteness  siliconvalley  tech  industry  work  from twitter_favs
november 2014
Untitled (http://www.theverge.com/2014/9/8/6121363/reddit-is-a-failed-state)
Reddit wants to be a techno-libertarian paradise but it's really a feudal system run by a group of angry warlords:
reddit  privacy  tech  policy  architecture  infrastructure  messageboard  siliconvalley  ideology  bbs  from twitter_favs
september 2014
How and When to Make Causal Claims Based on Race or Ethnicity | Maya Sen
How and When to Make Causal Claims Based on Race or Ethnicity by Sen and a very interesting read.
methodology  methods  statistics  race  ethnicity  from twitter_favs
august 2014
terra.js
Nice, a cellular automata JavaScript library
javascript  programming  code  simulation  biology  game  mathematics  fun  pixel  art  netart  from twitter_favs
august 2014
Women In Tech: It’s Not Just A Pipeline Problem | TechCrunch
Key article by on importance of recognizing systemic issues for women in the tech industry: via
gender  tech  work  labor  industry  sexism  women  siliconvalley  from twitter_favs
august 2014
Black Life, Annotated – The New Inquiry
"Black Life, Annotated" my review of Alice Goffman's On the Run + further reading. &
race  racism  ethnography  anthropology  urban  blackness  whiteness  jail  prison  cops  police  youth  book  review  from twitter_favs
august 2014
Black Life, Annotated - Further Reading
"Black Life, Annotated" my review of Alice Goffman's On the Run + further reading. &
bibliography  reading  books  race  racism  prison  jail  cops  police  youth  blackness  from twitter_favs
august 2014
Manual retweets are just self-promotion and Twitter embeds aren't journalism | Jeb Lund | Comment is free | theguardian.com
Jeb Lund with a very clear, well-argued bit on manual RTs vis-a-vis digital "journalism" (Drudge siren for teachers)
journalism  mt  retweet  twitter  socialmedia  discourse  credit  value  from twitter_favs
july 2014
The Most Popular Social Network for Young People? Texting - Derek Thompson - The Atlantic
told you: Most Popular Social Network for Young People? Texting—And It's Not Even Close
Texting  sms  mobile  from twitter_favs
june 2014
Women as Background Decoration: Part 1 - Tropes vs Women in Video Games - YouTube
In our latest episode we use examples from 52 different games released between 1986 and 2014.
Gaming  representation  sexism  gender  women  analysis  feminism  from twitter_favs
june 2014
Google Has Most of My Email Because It Has All of Yours | copyrighteous
Mako paga cientos de dólares por gestionar su email pero, pese a eso, Google tiene más de la mitad de sus correos
gmail  email  google  privacy  datamining  bigdata  python  r  statistics  from twitter_favs
may 2014
Log In - The New York Times
“A new generation of big-name ventures like & seem to be favoring men”
Men  work  industry  journalism  sexism  discrimination  gender  feminism  women  from twitter_favs
april 2014
Earth Day 2014 #GlobalSelfie | NASA
Ready for your close up? Join our . Take a pic & share w/ us. More:  
EarthDay  GlobalSelfie  mobile  art  netart  EarthRightNow  from twitter_favs
april 2014
Inclusiveness at Mozilla | Brendan Eich
New Mozilla CEO outlines steps to promote LGBT equality after donating $1000 to Prop 8 in 2008.
Mozilla  mobile  Web  Javascript  homophobia  equity  equality  opensource  freesoftware  from twitter_favs
march 2014
Twitter / BenedictEvans: Ericsson on sub-Saharan mobile ...
Ericsson on sub-Saharan mobile coverage (or, cheaper capacity & efficiency matters far more than drones & balloons)
from twitter_favs
march 2014
There is no gender gap in tech salaries – Quartz
"the two highest paying professions with wage equality are in technology (computer scientist and engineer)" the the
Gender  work  labor  equity  women  computing  science  engineering  industry  siliconValley  from twitter_favs
march 2014
Flappy Bert
Sesame Street put out "Flappy Bert." Why are they the most awesome show ever?
remix  gaming  diy  from twitter_favs
february 2014
The Year I Didn’t Retweet Men — Medium
I didn't tell anyone, but my new year's resolution in 2013 was that I'd only retweet women. Here's how it's gone:
socialmedia  twitter  gender  feminism  from twitter_favs
february 2014
The rise of the jump | Polygon
This piece on jumping heavily cites AS IT SHOULD! DUDE IS A GENIUS!
Gaming  history  interaction  from twitter_favs
january 2014
Media - Consult Hyperion
Give a listen: interviews me about the early history of Diners' Club for his payments podcast
podcast  money  payment  dinersclub  lanalana  lana  research  history  feminism  gender  from twitter_favs
january 2014
Why I want Bitcoin to die in a fire - Charlie's Diary
A scifi author who gets the problem w libertarianism RT New blog entry Why I want Bitcoin to die in a fire
bitcoin  criticism  from twitter_favs
december 2013
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