Somebody needs to write a successor to dban
Gizmodo reports that Alex Kurtzman has signed a $25 million deal with CBS to produce multiple new #StarTrek shows - possibly including one with Sir Patrick Stewart returning as Jean-Luc Picard: https://io9.gizmodo.com/report-a-next-generation-sequel-could-be-included-in-a-1826956945
Pretty cool that since blender now uses peertube, you can just follow @blender from here 😻
You're here on your edgy open source software living a scripted ass life talmabout 'i DoNT WanNA hEAr AbOUT PoliTIcs"
Guess what? We live and bleed the consequences of politics. Yours just allows you to be willfully ignorant of what politics are and die peacefully whilst the rest of us bury our family years before they should've passed. Bc of the state, bc of colonialism, bc of genocide. You benefit off our death.
That's why no one rates you
"I know racism is a thing, but I also thought it wasn't that bad until social media got really big, and now I know I've been living under a rock and I feel some type of way"
That's what happens when you only surround yourself with white friends. Can also be straight friends.
That bubble that you use to 'protect' yourselves is THIN my dude, and it won't take much to burst that shit bc reality ain't gonna stop for you
Every time I watch "This Is America" I find a new way to be uncomfortable with the content, and I'm pretty sure that's the point.
In the 1970s, a group called NARMIC supported the movement against the #Vietnam war with research such as:
- the top 100 defense contractors making the war possible;
- a slideshow showing the automated weapons systems used, and their horrific impact.
LittleSis (which maintains a power research database of its own) is profiling this important work, so that it can inform and inspire #opendata activists today:
Winter temperatures in Alliance, Nebraska can drop to -20°F (the record low is -40°F/C), but retired mailman Russ Finch grows oranges in his backyard greenhouse without paying for heat. Instead, he draws on the earth's stable temperature (around 52 degrees in his region) to grow warm weather produce- citrus, figs, pomegranates - in the snow.
via Kirsten Dirksen