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Sumana Harihareswara @brainwane@mastodon.social

Imagine if people introduced themselves like Web browsers do

Hi, I'm Michelle, actually I'm Angela, I resemble George but not really. As I was saying, I'm Christine, and also Sam.

Woke up this morning and realized that I would like a tech ethics framework that can deal with the origin story of Freakazoid, 1990s Kids WB character

Liberapay is in trouble, here's our blog post that explains the situation and what you should do if you're one of our 2000 active users: medium.com/liberapay-blog/libe

Objectivism Show more

I recall people on here talking about headphones. I’m looking for a new set. I don’t wanna spend audiophile money, but they need to be quality enough to last several years (the current set still _works_ but the ear cushions are disintegrating). I use them mostly for conference calls; microphone and USB i/o are required. And finally, I need over-ear for isolation, but weight on my ears or pressure on the side of my head will give me a headache in a very short time. What meets these requirements?

you have under 6 months to write a theme song for the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements
en.unesco.org/news/2019-procla

your template: the International Year of Natural Fibres song Leonard and I made
crummy.com/2009/12/31/0

(Understanding that modernity-feeling, the despair of simultaneous complicity and helplessness, might help us fix it?)

signalboost from birdsite Show more

Just reviewed 50books-poc.dreamwidth.org/411 "Lower Ed: The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges in the New Economy" by Tressie McMillan Cottom - best book I've read this year

just told Leonard that I could do something "elsetime" (instead of now) and am amazed at language's flexibility

"Sharpen Up Those Fangs" followed by "More Bad Times" on the Presidents of the United States of America album "These Are The Good Times People" is a rockin' sequence.

(Described POTUSA to a friend as halfway between Foo Fighters and They Might Be Giants.)

NYC paid gig Show more

tech policy/law Show more

I'll be at the last @osbridge today & am leaving Portland late tomorrow night. Looking forward to chatting and learning. Also: hope to verify safety numbers/keysign with a lot of people using PGP & Signal!

I'll be in Portland, Oregon for the final opensourcebridge.org/ (my firm Changeset Consulting is a sponsor) later this week. Happy to talk with you there about grantwriting, running better meetings, future availability for client engagements, Python packaging & more!

grants, tech, signalboost from birdsite Show more

Python, job availability, birdsite Show more

Social justice grant opportunities Show more