“We are making the entire text of [Sarah Jeong’s] The Internet of Garbage 1.5 available for free as a PDF, ePub, and .mobi ebook file, and for the minimum allowed price of $.99 in the Amazon Kindle store.” —Nilay Patel, The Verge
A bit of web history: LOAF (via @BorisAnthony@social.tchncs.de)
This thread does a good job of articulating the ambivalence I feel about such tweets. Their intention is good. My ambivalence is real.
“There is nothing stronger than a broken woman who has rebuilt herself.” Finally watched Nanette.
Would consider doing this if only for the end-to-end encryption / privacy issue, which seems like a big deal to me. https://mastodon.ar.al/@aral/100562270135923748
I just remembered that it was Stewf (and possibly Surtees, but I think mainly Stewf) who convinced me to sign up for Facebook in the first place. “No, it’s too commercial, it’s too transactional, I don’t want my friendships to be transactional,” I protested. And then I signed up anyway.
Design + type + text + politics.
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