great piece on why & how #gender has become such a thing in #populist #politics. I spent hours talking with the author who put lots of my / our research in the piece without even mentioning me or my / our work. angry about that! https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2019/06/europe-far-right-target-gender-studies/591208/
Hundreds of thousands women rally in Switzerland. Probably the biggest protest ever seen in the history of the country. #Frauenstreik
"Some found the revelation especially eerie after the recent news about street cleaners in Nanjing being forced to wear digital wristbands that monitor their job performance."
Definitely going to try these out on my students next year https://supchina.com/2019/04/05/chinese-parents-want-students-to-wear-dystopian-brainwave-detecting-headbands/
Ello meets AI + Blockchain hype?
"the "cool but broke" people which is our target audience."
"What is the average age of a typical Superhuman (member of New Life)?
Overwhelmingly 18-29, and I would say 23 is the medium."
BBC News - Swiss women strike https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-48615911
Solidarische Grüße in die Schweiz! ✊🔥♥️🥑
Ich streike mit.
Über die Begriffe hinausdenken: Weshalb Schweizer Frauen* streiken - https://geschichtedergegenwart.ch/ueber-die-begriffe-hinausdenken-weshalb-schweizer-frauen-streiken/
Thank you to the NSA for helping show the banality of performative diversity politics https://twitter.com/NSAGov/status/1136376127272968199
WaPo 2016: DEMOCRACY DIES IN DARKNESS TAKE TO THE RAMPARTS! FRATERNITE EGALITE LIBERTE!
WaPo 2019: wE aRe A nEwS pApEr https://twitter.com/kellyweill/status/1138955221500125184
Photo Thread from #HongKongProtest 👇 https://twitter.com/kinlinglo/status/1138851741925953536
Anyone know why Telegram got DDOS'd? Could be related to protests in HK? Other theories? Related to American Neo-nazi's making it a new nest? Has to be a fair amount of resources to bring it down. I don't know for certain. https://twitter.com/telegram/status/1138768124914929664
Lean back, take a calm breath and enjoy this wholesome #fact for a moment before you read all the small print "but"s in the pdf.
🌏JUST RELEASED: The 2019 Global Peace Index.
Be among the first to read the latest research: http://visionofhumanity.org/reports/
All this is to say, what if there's no such thing as scale without downside?
“...facial scans are used to estimate the body-mass index... Policyholders get discounts... based on how much body fat they have... It may [also] be possible to glean... whether the person is a smoker” https://www.wsj.com/articles/what-your-face-may-tell-lenders-about-whether-youre-creditworthy-11560218700
hopeless culture/queer/politics romantic + webtheorythusiast. feminist bc still can't not be.
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