what's funny is people don't realize when they say straight as an arrow, it actually means nothing bc arrows wiggle when they fly

Surprise surprise 😱

"Google has been accused of breaking promises to patients, after the company announced it would be moving a healthcare-focused subsidiary, DeepMind Health, into the main arm of the organisation."

theguardian.com/technology/201 (via @jcbrand )

Reminder that patients did not even give consent to this data going to Google in the first place:

theregister.co.uk/2017/03/16/g

Google has no problem breaking privacy promises. They cannot be trusted.

#DeleteGoogle #BreakUpGoogle #Privacy

it's true. queer and trans people aren't safe in Salvation Army shelters. Give your money to someone who deserves it and skip the red pot people

seeings some anarcho primitivists on here....i'm not a fan of the ideology that argues physically and mentally disabled and ill people need to die and trans people need to detransition so they can live out their white settler noble savage cave man fantasies! like i can't believe there are those guys on here! this is ecofascist shit!

Reminder for fellow amerikkkans since it's that time of year

Dear internet, please stop making videos to tell me things that could be adequately explained in one paragraph of text.

Using the modern web doesn't feel empowering. It feels immensely frustrating.

The web is barely usable without ad-blocking. Pages take an age to load and the content jumps around as more ads download and display. Also the ads are spying on you.

The entire JS ecosystem is dependency hell and sometimes you have to download massive JS files just to view a web page. The JS is probably also spying on you.

Worse still, JS is also probably why the Back button doesn't work properly on so many sites.

Reminder: people complaining about "political correctness" are basically complaining that they can't be dicks to other human beings and get away with it.

Neoliberal elites: Woe is me! Everyone is so isolated in this day and age! So disconnected from their fellow man! We live and work and die in solitude, as strangers surrounded by strangers! What could be causing this? What forces could have possibly conspired to make us so unhappy?
Me: capitalism
Neoliberal elites: maybe it's phones.

It just occurred to me: with their lack of street addresses, HTF do you put in GPS coordinates in Japan? And how does the GPS tell you where to turn (other than “turn now”)?

“By comparing data from 17 countries, we found that while more spending produces more high-quality science, increasing competition for resources does not.

In fact, competitiveness of funding and research quality are negatively correlated.”

sciencenordic.com/making-acade

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when the boss tells us to deprioritize fixing tech debt "so we can ship more product features"

Anti-Semitism and the Pandemic of Intolerance: New models of prejudice help explain why some stereotypes elicit violence.
psychologytoday.com/intl/blog/

you are contractually obligated by soros to like this.

TFW you get to work and _another_ core network switch has died and needs to be replaced right away.

I've already boosted this but this is a really good article and well worth reading! It's a well-written overview of the best-known examples of trans people in medieval Europe.

Most importantly, it categorically answers the question of whether there were trans people in medieval Europe (yes). If y'all don't I'm going to go through some refinements/issues with the article in a thread I'll try to keep nice and short.

publicmedievalist.com/transgen

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