I wrote this thread as I reacted to the key takeaways from this new paper in Nature, where the authors seem to quite earnestly believe they are the first scholars to ever study hate online.
Sadly, online hate movements are as old as the internet. https://twitter.com/bostonjoan/status/1164542554886553601
Gericht verhängt Strafe für Repost eines DW-Artikels auf Facebook
"Yes, the apocalypse is already here, but do not despair, let us
fully endorse the emancipatory possibilities of apocalyptic life." Erik Swyngedouw
at least 7 of these better involve guillotines https://www.fastcompany.com/90392750/9-ways-to-help-the-amazon-rainforest-right-now-as-fires-burn
Und die Wurzeln des Swatting liegen in der (livestreaming) Gamerszene. Deswegen sei hier auch noch mal der aktuelle Schwerpunkt in der NYT empfohlen: How an Online Mob Created a Playbook for a Culture War
"Yes, the apocalypse is already here, but do not despair, let us fully endorse the emancipatory possibilities of apocalyptic life."
Read this great essay against the backdrop of crackling Amazon fires last night.
Auf Twitter und Facebook gibt es oft Leute, die dem Osten pauschal unterstellen rechts bzw rechtsoffen zu sein. Ich möchte genau euch jetzt mal was sagen:
Regressive BDS-movement calls for Boycott of emancipative German clubs&cultural centers!
I keep seeing a raven with its beak open. Even after I see it’s a rabbit https://twitter.com/dsquintana/status/1163083819605475328
This is amazing, @email@example.com is amazing. Your reminder than Joseph Campbell rejected Samuel Delaney's manuscript for Nova arguing "in all seriousness that a technologically advanced black civilization is a social and a biological impossibility". Source: https://www.nyrsf.com/racism-and-science-fiction-.html https://twitter.com/angryrobotbooks/status/1163371003935973376
One of my unspoken criteria for scientists is the other way around: How and how much they talk about / cite / tweet others' work. A diverse citation game is gold. That said, I am actually surprised that self-citation still can be used to game the system.
Brillant! Content & context matter significantly in #metrics, especially in #science. https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02479-7
Berlin already has a DIY pop-up delivery service in the wake of Deliveroo's departure from Germany. And riders are also working on their own food delivery cooperative, so there's light on the horizon! @firstname.lastname@example.org @email@example.com https://twitter.com/2Kolyma
hopeless culture/queer/politics romantic + webtheorythusiast. feminist bc still can't not be.
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