beautiful Mirtha Dermisache exhibition catalog available for free download, for the asemic writing fans on here https://www.malba.org.ar/catalogo-mirtha-dermisache/ ("Descargar PDF" on the right side of the page to download) (most of it is essays and stuff in Spanish but there's a big chunk of reproductions of Dermisache's work in the middle)
For all you solarpunk / environmentalist people, an awesome resource to check out & educate yourself
obligatory tag yourself/celestial emporium of benevolent knowledge joke
EPIC KITCHENS 100 https://epic-kitchens.github.io/2020-100 (dataset of first-person videos of people doing kitchen tasks annotated with running narration, whose name also sounds like a cyberpunk shitpost or an appliance brand from the 1960s)
via the "Abolish the #TechToPrisonPipeline" letter https://medium.com/@CoalitionForCriticalTechnology/abolish-the-techtoprisonpipeline-9b5b14366b16
succinct and useful paper critiques, uh, kinda just the very concept of a metric, especially as it pertains to machine learning models https://arxiv.org/abs/2002.08512 i.e., we can’t measure the things that matter most; metrics can, and will, be gamed; metrics overemphasize short-term concerns; many metrics gather data of what we do in highly addictive environments
nyc urban planning
omg how amazing would it be to have these https://gothamist.com/news/three-ribbon-bike-pedestrian-bridges-for-nyc-are-more-than-a-coronavirus-concocted-fantasy
#ACNH turnips at 554, friends only DM me for the dodo.
non-friends send me a receipt for donations to local BLM or transgender rights organisations for same.
uspol, police fragility
the new Libby Watson article on the cop persecution complex is pretty good, check it out folks https://newrepublic.com/article/158212/police-shake-shack-persecution
I'm in the New York Times today talking about bots and disinformation. And how the Great Bot Scourge is mostly exaggerated and misunderstood.
i'm looking for sources of public-domain literature (fic & non-fic) by BIPOC authors, hopefully to suggest for a digitisation project i'm following (and also for my own perusal).
for instance, gutenberg has a bookshelf of African-American writers at http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/African_American_Writers_(Bookshelf)... hoping there are more out there.
uspol, trans, protests, birdsite link (+)
video of the huge crowd at the black trans lives matter protest in brooklyn a few hours ago https://twitter.com/Tonyhkchow/status/1272262466131681288
The Obligatory GPT-3 Post | Slate Star Codex https://slatestarcodex.com/2020/06/10/the-obligatory-gpt-3-post/
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