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I wrote a personal essay on federated social web meets the rogue archivists, the nuance and power of forgetting, and building social software around consent and archival resistance.

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when people ask about my opinion on a programming thing I just say "it's kinda ok, good for some things, bad for others. i don't mind using it if I have to except for that one thing it does really bad. yeah, haha, THAT thing" so the same amount of people disagree with me anyway.

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It is 2074. Copyright is no longer extended since rich people no longer die. All librarians are unseen outlaws building archives underground. This is their story.

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imaging some floppies that are as old as I am. here's hoping somebody images me someday.

i just told somebody to remember to eat when i haven't eaten

*does something incorrectly* Ah, but... I should remind you that doing things wrong is endearing and good actually

i got a student review that shunned me for "using the same slides as the other instructors" and, i mean, why would we all make 4 unique slide decks?? and then I remembered how we explicitly never let students collaborate.

google uses java for android. oracle threatens google. google creates Go. google now safe because they are now Threaten Machine.

i think it is wise to see every big tech company creating their own programming language as evidence that copyright is both impossible to navigate safely and an enormously useful and threatening weapon

Them: "why don't you create a startup??"
Me: "ah, well, I grew up poor so I don't really desire money"

a couple of people tried to casually open it as they walked by lol

I was very tempted to knock it over but it already wasn't going anywhere. this is a public hazard imho

there are rilakkuma body pillows. every shop is out of stock. this is certainly a sign of the apocalypse.

rich people shouldn't be allowed to run for president because rich people shouldn't be allowed to exist and also the office of president shouldn't exist. thank you for your vote.

thanks to friends who tell me when floppy disks are being thrown out or given away so I can get 'em 💾 💕

part of the fun of working on digital archival tools is that all the gatekeepers are asshole men who hate me, so even if i build superior tools, they probably will never be used! 🙃

tfw dating app bios say 'no sugar mommy/daddy' as though i somehow would have either "money" or "gender"

i'm going to take some time and learn something that i should have been taught instead of how great the colonizers were

this day reminds me that i was taught about columbus before i was taught about genocide; for a teacher, dismissing consequences to make a colonizer more virtuous is not something we teachers should persist in this era!

i gotta say i will be enjoying all the reports of destruction of columbus things today

Neofeud is a game about my experiences growing up Native Hawaiian in Hawaii's ghetto, being a social worker & STEM teacher for poor, homeless, mostly non-white kids in the slums of Hawaii the tour buses avoid. (100% of sales help keep a roof over my kids' head!)
Happy indigenous people's day!

i'm still not sure what fortnite is and at this point i'm tired of people explaining it to me

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