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And how did I miss this cover of Leonard Cohen's song "Avalanche" by Aimee Mann? These lyrics always catch in my throat:
"You who wish to conquer pain, you must learn what makes me kind; the crumbs of love that you offer me, they're the crumbs I've left behind. Your pain is no credential here, it's just the shadow, shadow of my wound."
Beautiful piece for this Cohen-esque time. "Cruelty and chaos were the default settings against which moments of fleeting grace stood as contrast." A tragicomedy. https://pitchfork.com/features/overtones/how-leonard-cohen-haunted-the-trump-era/
I thought it was a cute movie. As long as you lower your expectations to the Christmas rom-com genre, you will enjoy it (#lgbtq or not). https://www.autostraddle.com/happiest-season-review-kristen-stewart-and-mackenzie-davis-are-an-instant-holigay-classic/
Christmas #music that doesn't suck. https://phoebebridgers.bandcamp.com/album/if-we-make-it-through-december
Public Citizen Report: Big Retailers Made Nearly $15 Billion During the Pandemic, But Most Halted Hazard Pay #boycott https://www.citizen.org/news/report-big-retailers-made-over-25-billion-during-the-pandemic-but-most-halted-hazard-pay/
"You’ve likely never heard of 82-year-old computer scientist Lynn Conway, but her discoveries power your smartphones and computers. Her research led to successful startups in Silicon Valley, supported national defense, and powered the internet.
Long before becoming a highly respected elderly professor at the University of Michigan, Conway was a young researcher with IBM IBM . It was there, on August 29, 1968, that IBM’s CEO fired her for [being trans]. Nearly 52 years later, in an act that defines its present-day culture, IBM apologized and sought forgiveness."
Don’t miss the fourth edition of @DigitalRightsPK’s 'Digital 50.50’ which is dedicated to exploring issues of gender and #privacy through a series of articles👇 https://nitter.net/DigitalRightsPK/status/1328593717272297472
I have been wondering if there is a privacy-friendly dating app or federated site for singles out there. Should the FLOSS community build one? Perhaps a #Matrix group would suffice like ye olde AOL chatrooms. Soon this pandemic will end and people will start swiping again. https://gizmodo.com/bumble-left-left-daters-location-data-up-for-grabs-for-1845687241
A dombra performance by Marzhan Kapsamat of Nursultan, Kazakhstan. The 23-year-old musician is playing in Lake Köbeituz, a salt lake in Kazakhstan that turns pink every several years. https://nitter.net/dusttodigital/status/1324351886439391232
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