this is literally the last piece the village voice ever published https://www.villagevoice.com/2018/08/31/prisonstrike-a-rebellion-inside-americas-profitable-gulag-archipelago/
These pictures of Jupiter taken by the Juno spacecraft are fucking with my emotions; I remember avidly staring at grainy black and white photos of the planets when I was very little. Absolutely breathtaking #astronomy
I wish slow but comfortable luxury long-distance travel by airship were a reality. I would like to just spend a couple of days flying over the oceans to new countries, making friends with the other passengers out of necessity. We'd drink and dance and make merry as we sailed over the cloud cover below us.
I had a caprese salad in Amsterdam served in a bowl that had a puddle of tomato jelly in the bottom that was made with agar agar. It was sooooo good. I want to try to replicate it. 🍅
The liquid was clear and not really red so I think they sieved fresh tomatoes, or just captured the juice around the seeds? And I think I have to be careful not to overheat it so it keeps the fresh tomato flavor.
Today is the 100th birthday of technical badass Katherine Johnson. Ms Johnson calculated trajectories for Apollo space missions by hand.
SILICON VALLEY: Hey, you know how we could fix transportation?
ME: By decisively shifting towards mass transit instead of having massive concrete jungles based on the premise that every single person will have their own $40,000 deathtrap of pollution?
SILICON VALLEY: No, we're gonna have the deathtraps, just without any drivers!
Fascinating article about how Facebook skews social norms and leads people to commit violence. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/21/world/europe/facebook-refugee-attacks-germany.html
Probably one of the saddest parts of leaving birdsite was that I’d spent a pretty decent amount of time trying to add and follow a lot more women in tech, and I miss hearing from them.
Help me balance my follows out and suggest some awesome #WomenInTech to follow (cis/trans, it’s all good). Boost this, maybe even reply with yourself, maybe we can get a good list of voices.
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