I've been thinking a lot this week about the disdainful reaction transgender people receive when we critique media coverage about us. If people in media are tired of us screaming from the outside, try letting us inside. My (very noncomprehensive) thoughts: https://medium.com/@GillBranstetter/how-do-you-change-a-conversation-you-arent-allowed-to-have-87e44...
My boyfriend told me he was getting a Raspberry Pie delivered and boy oh BOY was I disappointed when it got here.
I tried to convince the team to use the headline 'A+ Infrastructure Porn' and was unsuccessful but pls check out this A+ MTA Infrastructure porn 👀 https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/10/nyregion/nyc-subway-photos.html
Sometimes when I'm alone in the house I just say the four words to remember how they sound. "Tomatoeggandcheese onatoastedroll saltandpepper thankyousir."
Some interesting design principles here. I particularly like "Parsability, both by humans and machines, to ensure content can be understood in the absence of original software"
V1.0 of the Oxford Common File Layout is released! A software independent and human parsable way of storing complex, versioned digital objects on a filesystem. See https://ocfl.io for more details.
Postlight's leadership team is growing: @Adam Pash is now a Partner at Postlight! 🎉 https://postlight.com/insights/adam-pash-named-postlight-partner
I wrote about Starship Troopers and the unsettling experience of living within one or more Paul Verhoeven movies at every moment. https://www.newyorker.com/culture/culture-desk/how-starship-troopers-aligns-with-our-moment-of-ameri...
We have a pod and honestly I don't know how my kid would be functioning right now without it https://gen.medium.com/social-pods-create-a-sliver-of-normalcy-during-these-bizarre-times-63830f32a015
I worked at Harper's from 2005–2010 and remain proud of the work I did. Today's letter was harmful. It's written so broadly as to seem harmless, but when you see the signatories—some of whom already repudiate it—the logic clears up. It's a dogwhistle in a teapot.
By the time this is over our cats will be seeing pet therapists over Zoom.