London with cups of tea and a pen in their hair.

London, UK
Joined August 2009
Recall reading a horror story once where the villain would grind up children to use their blood to write letters with and the whole thing has really stuck with me as an allegory for how parts of our capitalist society function over the years. Really makes youth ink.
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Returning to Inger Christensen’s miraculous ‘alphabet’ and the equally miraculous translation by Susanna Nied. Seclusion and angels…
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Every heartwarming human interest story in america is like "he raised $20,000 to keep 200 orphans from being crushed in the orphan-crushing machine" and then never asks why an orphan-crushing machine exists or why you'd need to pay to prevent it from being used.
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Why would you want digital scarcity? The answer is, you wouldn't, not unless you were some kind of market speculator.
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After seeing the satellite videos of the underwater volcano erupting and ensuing tsunami, signal-boosting local news on the ground in Tonga.
You can follow the news from Tonga on indigenous as well as foreign media. Newspapers may be struggling in Western nations like NZ, but in Tonga they are thriving. matangitonga.to/ & kanivatonga.nz/ are two online papers providing detailed eyewitness reports.
Archiving, also known as
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What a lovely little pamphlet, no.13 from @brokensleep's Legitimate Snack series: Crescent Earth from Astra Papachristodoulou (@HeyAstranaut)
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Hearing that the Queen has taken personal command of ten thousand men
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I think he saw me this morning
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Long time trans activists rightly talk about how making real differences to trans lives mean looking at the wider picture, helping & protecting in general the disadvantaged, marginalised & targeted
Something of an announcement: We are changing direction slightly The U.K. government is pushing several bills in parliament that, and this isn’t hyperbole, could destroy our democracy. As such, this will be our main focus going forward 1/5
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When we talk about the pandemic as a mass disabling event, I think we should be a bit more specific that a major complication covid is causing, and one of *the most disabling* complications, is Myalgic Encephalomyelitis or ME. And we should be looking to the ME community for
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There is nothing as useful as replies to our home sec as a one stop block shop, not that it helps the wider issues, of course.
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Today in passive-aggressive book titles
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the policing of lockdown was spectacularly unjust and it would be better to redress that than try this weird performance of Enforcing The Rules
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would prefer to see the opposite of this where we try to get everyone else's lockdown-related convictions/fines/etc overturned
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A lot of this went over my head but it is an interesting thread on network systems that have existed/exist outside of the www
i was actually chatting with @lisarein about this the other day, so I might as well do a thread discussing the various non-blockchain approaches to decentralization that i can think of
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