i think it's important to never buy into auteur theory, one dude has nevger been an absolute genius. we're all fucking dumbasses occasionally stumbling onto a few good ideas. that's life babey
white man 1: "I propose we keep doing capitalism, but with some mildly nicer things, like harming oppressed people less often than before, although we will of course continue to harm them if it serves profits."
white man 2: "you are a buffoon loser idiot who serves the nefarious agenda of oppressed people"
white man 1: "I respectfully disagree"
twitter: "PREACH IT, WHITE MAN ONE!"
this is a picture of Betty Jean Jennings (left) and Fran Bilas in front of the ENIAC computer.
alongside a team of four other women, they invented such minor programming concepts as "subroutines" and "recursive nesting"
(LAYPERSON'S NOTE: this is sarcasm. these techniques are fundamental to programming.)
Okay. #mastoadmin commentary time.
I've written a quick guide, So You're A Mastodon Moderator: https://noelle.codes/so_youre_a_mastodon_moderator.pdf
My goal for this is threefold:
* I want to create a useful reference for moderators, so they know what options are available.
* I want to create a useful reference for /users/, so they know what the powers and limitations of being a moderator are.
* I want to help establish a /standard of moderation/, so we're all on a level playing field.
Riot Games just fired two employees, both longtime activists for gender diversity within the company, for calling out gamergaters who whined about a no-men-allowed panel at PAX West, because we have learned nothing from Jessica Price: https://kotaku.com/two-riot-employees-leave-under-complicated-circumstance-1828886072
(So if you play League of Legends, this is the part where you find another MOBA to get into.)
Not using this account anymore
My personal account is sunbeam.city/@NLS
My art's at mastodon.art/@NateLikesSheep
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