I went looking for zombies in #sociology and lived to write a blog post about it!
Aesthetics of Exclusion is showing three great projects at de Waag during this year's Amsterdam Museumnacht on Nov 2: https://mailchi.mp/7d03a3bc9d24/invitation-exhibition-aesthetics-of-exclusion-de-waag-museumnacht?e=fe4c58b83d
damn good take on the rms situation
“GNU people are used to being a bit contrarian, but it has also had the unfortunate effect of creating a cult of personality and a with-us-or-against-us mentality.” http://wingolog.org/archives/2019/10/08/thoughts-on-rms-and-gnu
The Beautiful Warriors: Technofeminist Praxis in the Twenty-First Century
I had a few students stuck on OS X 10.9 and another on win32, and they couldn't run Beaker Browser. I was happy to see that most have full-fledged laptops though.
I also have a few feature requests to make demoing BB easier, but overall I'm pleased with how well it works -- both technically and pedagogically.
In class today I had students work with #BeakerBrowser to set up electronic portfolios of their assignments served via Dat protocol. It worked pretty well to have them create index.md and nav.md and slowly fill it with content, picking up just enough markdown along the way to accomplish what they needed. Eventually they started finding markdown tutorials so they could insert animated horse gifs. They really enjoyed it and made some fun stuff!
Love that Democracy Now! shows footage of Tr*mp at the UN accompanied by the #CurbYourEnthusiasm theme song.
I see that they're also on here as @Jami 👋
Looks like a really nice option in this crowded space, but I'm afraid ~network effects~ are conspiring against it. For me at least. 🦗
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