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mostly digitone, but with some guitar stuff going on also. i am particularly happy with the part where the guitar comes in. this is definitely a vibe and a setup i have done almost exactly before, but that's because i like doing it!

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samples are: "maybe" by peabo bryson and roberta flack, "hihache" by lafayette afro rock band, roger ebert being mean about a movie. used the SP-404 for the samples, used digitone for some other synth business around it. just warming up!

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wild story about how today's college students don't have a mental model for computer directory systems or the concept of files

https://www.theverge.com/22684730/students-file-folder-directory-structure-education-gen-z

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RT @staennis
when stellan skarsgard was asked about martin scorsese's opinion of marvel, he used the opportunity focus on a larger critique of capitalism and i'm proud of him

"You can't be a good organizer if you don't genuinely love and respect ordinary people." - Jane McAlevey

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Good organizers are "people who who genuinely believe that ordinary people have high intelligence, people who very deeply respect ordinary people.”

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"The next person to talk to that worker will be their manager. Then the next person to talk to that worker will be FOX news." This is why we talk to people three, four, five times, real assessments of commitment. It's so good, wow

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"In the mobilizing model, you may be involving people in very large numbers, but the limitation of the mobilizing approach is that you’re only talking to people who agree with you already... What makes organizing different than all other kinds of activism is it puts you in direct contact every day with people who have no shared political values whatsoever."

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The homework for this week's meeting includes an interview with Jane McAlevey that is already so incredible, especially her distinction between "mobilizing" and "organizing." vox.com/podcasts/2020/3/17/211

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“How will you be useless to capitalism today?”

-Tricia Hersey, the nap ministry.

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Can't get over a video I just saw of a stadium packed with people without masks all weirdly waving at a children's hospital while a marching band plays a sea shanty

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Proton mail, who claim they don't keep IPs, have handed the IPs of climate activists over to the French police. The activists had their homes searched and were arrested.

So the only way Protonmail is secure is if you use a VPN

https://secoursrouge.org/france-suisse-securite-it-protonmail-a-communique-a-la-police-ladresse-ip-de-militant%c2%b7es-anti-gentrification/

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number seven: "wednesday"

Bit of a slop! Made with just my voice and the TC Helicon Perform VE. (Caution: swears)

Wow I really did compare the opening polka song of Groundhog Day to Yom Kippur Kol Nidre services, huh

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In case it is something you’d be interested in: I am on a podcast today about the movie “Groundhog Day” and its religious significance to me as an ostensibly non-religious / formerly religious person. adamglass.org/cinemacredo/2019

The family who fostered Lucky in his first few months were doing some clicker training stuff with him, and it's been seven years, and I've never done it, but he still perks up and comes running when I click a pen

Just one incredible fact: the rise of streaming entertainment has led to much more unpredictable electrical grid usage, as now people don't just all watch the same shows on the same networks at the same time.

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Hometown is adapted from Mastodon, a decentralized social network with no ads, no corporate surveillance, and ethical design.

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