Extenuating Circumstances

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Bookmarks for November 10th from 22:09 to 22:53

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for November 10th from 22:09 to 22:53:

Bookmarks for November 10th from 09:06 to 18:39

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for November 10th from 09:06 to 18:39:

  • Countries are so last-century. Enter the ‘net state’ | World Economic Forum – Countries are so last-century. Enter the 'net state'
  • Twitter – @EWErickson @ConsWahoo If the parent is forcing a gender expression on a child, it’s a problem. If not, it’s exactl…
  • Twitter – @hondanhon Tesco changed the voice from male to female on their self serve till a few years ago because it was felt…
  • Twitter – On the left: the 2nd and 3rd editions of “CSS: The Definitive Guide”. On the right, a single copy of the fourth ed…
  • Twitter – Kinda weird how it took you more than a dozen years of parenthood to realize child sex is bad, Jonah
  • Twitter – RT @notwaldorf: I can’t wait until @jennschiffer’s #ffconf talk is out. It has a wonderful and important message about how we need…

Bookmarks for November 9th through November 10th

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for November 9th from 16:43 to 00:21:

  • Twitter – RT @mattmfm: Fox tonight – which has fired multiple men for sexual harassment – hosted a segment trashing women who come forward…
  • Twitter – What a crock. My company is made up of approx 70% millennials and they work their asses off. They play hard too. Bu…
  • Twitter – The UFP, under my administration, is completely rebuilding its military, and they're spending hundreds of billions…
  • Twitter – You: oh in our future post-capitalism utopia I’d like to play music, write some poetry, maybe have a garden. Wbu?
    M…
  • Twitter – and yet it's still your party, which is telling
  • Twitter – "The solution is to let a robber-baron own the land that used to be everyone's, because once he's running it for pr…
  • Twitter – "The solution to the tragedy of the commons isn't to get a cop to make sure sociopaths aren't overgrazing the land,…
  • Twitter – GB launches his campaign with @Avaaz, targeting the G20 over #ParadisePapers – aiming for a million signatures
  • Twitter – “Last week’s hearings demonstrate that these companies might not be up to the challenge they created for themselves…
  • Twitter – @skamille If you’re in a city where they do the upfront “here’s the total price you’ll be charged for this ride”, I…
  • Twitter – If you're giving yourself backache to figure out why the new Doctor bothers you, maybe it's just because you're sub…
  • Twitter – @MichaelPalmyre @camerontw We’re doing some work on this on this too @doteveryoneuk cc @hondanhon, and talked about…
  • Twitter – The first good one.
  • Twitter – Miss Nom Chomsky passed away today. She died suddenly and we do not think she stuffered. She was an amazing cat.
  • Twitter – the reason people bought the spacey thing faster than the others isn't because male victims are more credible than…
  • Twitter – Looks like umbra spun off its research department. // @hondanhon
  • Twitter – @sleevi_ @RotoPenguin @SwiftOnSecurity Yeah, short-sighted but common, unfortunately. Especially a problem in embed…
  • Twitter – @rmhrisk @SwiftOnSecurity Imagine if an expiring cert were a show-stopper for anyone else.

    "The Nintendo Switch ce…

  • Twitter – @pixel @hondanhon @meyerweb My babies are more opportunistic in their sign adoption – my boy used to point at me wi…
  • Twitter – @moorehn I hate that it’s taken this long to finally start believing abuse victims. Related:
  • Twitter – I could've written exactly this. Thank you @SarahAWildman.
  • Twitter – This is an excellent question for @SenToomey and @RepMeehan
  • Twitter – Everything seems awful now. Some classic Theodore Roethke (from The Far Field) to fortify oneself:
  • Twitter – As usual, the question is not whether or not he is running.

    This is the guy who said Facebook is "more like a gov…

  • Twitter – In Trump, China sees a straight shooter, a successful businessman – and a symptom of American decline…
  • Twitter – RT @meganamram: Only acceptable use of 280 characters: keep listing the name of each and every one of these predator motherfuckers…
  • Twitter – Via @MikeIsaac
  • Twitter – Somehow Mark Twain managed to capture my relationship with ReactNative perfectly.
  • Twitter – Reporters: PLEASE stop asking Alabama Republicans to comment. I can't take anymore.
  • Twitter – also, check your balls, testicular cancer is 99% survivable if caught at stage 1
  • Twitter – This should be a sign hung on the door of the Men's Complaint Department, which should be less of a door and more a…
  • Twitter – @zusty @LetsIntelligame @fullbright I think originally it was like a paragraph long quote in a footnote but @GlennF…
  • Twitter – You finally found the only plothole in Sneakers
  • Twitter – The Democratic Party has a very narrow definition of what it considers a winnable district, and is not supporting c…
  • Twitter – In the past few weeks, I've visited with three amazing women running as first-time candidates for Congress in large…
  • Twitter – twitter's product prioritization is like when you have super important shit to do but it's too stressful to deal so…
  • Twitter – This is the only diagnosis. It's a disease. A contagion. It has invaded a major party and it must be stopped, or it…
  • Twitter – here's the slide listing her "interruptions". I definitely wanted to hear more about these.
  • Twitter – Leeeeeet's maybe do a quick check of your FLIPPIN' PRIORITIES L, son.
  • Twitter – To be fair I also become temporarily unresponsive after a rapid change to a cold environment.…
  • Twitter – Actually, this makes a lot of sense.
    Birds of a feather…

Bookmarks for November 9th from 13:51 to 16:42

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Bookmarks for November 9th from 08:03 to 11:56

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for November 9th from 08:03 to 11:56:

  • Twitter – Again and again, when people come forward and put their names out – not an easy thing to do, given the scrutiny tha…
  • Twitter – Somewhere, at twitter HQ right now:

    "Think how much more people would have engaged with Dan's joke if they all had…

  • Twitter – I once mocked the former PM’s idea to “close social networks in times of national emergency” (then the London Riots…
  • Twitter – Who knows? If our MPs were clear on the control mechanisms of foreign tech companies they just might do this
  • Twitter – Verification was meant to authenticate identity & voice but it is interpreted as an endorsement or an indicator of…

Bookmarks for November 8th through November 9th

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for November 8th from 23:31 to 07:49:

Bookmarks for November 8th from 08:36 to 22:57

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Bookmarks for November 8th from 07:26 to 08:23

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for November 8th from 07:26 to 08:23:

  • Twitter – learning how to make our stakeholders cry / proving the need for solid, consistent design systems #desops17 w/…
  • Twitter – You have to move to a zone defense.
  • Twitter – @MollyBligh @hondanhon I think this one is just in response to people changing the focus from 'black women' to 'wom…
  • Our President Was Called Barack—A Book for Kids about Change by Laura Olin —
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  • Twitter – Hmmm…she's "always working." What about that vacation?
  • Twitter – prob one of the most fascinating phenomena to observe online is the *paradox of context*: you have more context onl…

Bookmarks for November 7th through November 8th

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for November 7th from 20:00 to 00:36:

  • [toread] floatingworldcomics.com
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  • Twitter – I never thought I'd see a day when four out #trans people would win in a single election. Congratulations to Lisa M…
  • Twitter – Here's what we're doing in our Court action to force Government to hand over the secret DExEU studies and Treasury…
  • Twitter – Thanks, America. At least for tonight, I can believe in us again.
  • Twitter – Back in the game America ? ??
  • Twitter – oh look hilariously bad pseudoscience. shocked.
  • Twitter – That is one of the best political burns I have heard in years. Keep an eye on this one.
  • Twitter – This is a sick joke.

    When will how we think about the ethical implications of our technology more closely align w…

  • Twitter – I do the math
  • Untitled (http://assets.en.oreilly.com/1/event/27/Forking%20Encouraged_%20Folk%20Programming,%20Open%20Source,%20and%20Social%20Software%20Development%20Presentation.pdf) – @hondanhon Which reminds me of
  • Twitter – Me after election day 2016
    Me after election day 2017
  • Twitter – I tend to be cynical when it comes to rallies and other big-group activities designed to engender loyalty. That, co…
  • Twitter – This is a very diverse set of folks, relative to the dev population at large – more similar (as you might imagine)…
  • Twitter – This isn't just a narrative pushed by salesforce marketing; I'm meeting these people. They say things like "I love…
  • Twitter – Here's where it gets interesting. Admin??wysisyg customizer??occasional coder??full time dev is a real pipeline int…
  • Twitter – "Mom, one of the women who died was pregnant with a baby." "Okay, so that chart means that other countries don't ha…
  • Twitter – There's also a huge population of "admins," who as you might guess, administer an organization's salesforce account…
  • Twitter – Tonight's results bode ill for the GOP. I'll use the rest of this tweet to summarize the movie Anaconda. Jennifer L…
  • Twitter – Don’t let anyone tell you gerrymandering doesn’t matter.

    Democrats won the gov race by more votes than anyone in…

  • Twitter – Oooooo #summit17 badges preparation :D
  • Twitter – 120,000+ attendees converge on the Moscone center. This pretty much sums up SF's attitude towards it:
  • Twitter – Literally just went and bought champagne y’all
  • Twitter – and also sorry I'm not as optimistic as the rest of you (yah, sorry not sorry to be a buzzkiller here) — I was not…
  • Twitter – for the record I could not give a flying fuck about Democrats or Republicans winning or losing — partisanship is f…

Bookmarks for November 7th from 18:45 to 19:52

This is an auto-posted collection of public links I’ve either posted to, or favourites from Twitter, my Instapaper bookmarks and my public links posted to Pinboard.in for November 7th from 18:45 to 19:52:

  • Twitter – I want Trump to be devastated by the elections, but not enough to start a nuclear war over there. These are the dil…
  • Twitter – ????
  • Twitter – And the first Asian-American woman, the first two Latinas and a Democratic Socialist Marine in the House of Delegat…
  • Twitter – This is not the path to a functional government.
  • Twitter – Comfort objects

    The smartphone that I keep
    Looking down on-
    Even when I cross the road.
    As attached to it
    As my ch…

  • Twitter – Let's assume Dems win a plurality of elections at all levels over the next few years. If they fail the empathy test…
  • Trans Woman Andrea Jenkins Elected to Minneapolis City Council | Advocate.com – INCREDIBLE.
  • Twitter – Elections are definitely not the only route to change, and sometimes the choices suck. But I'm now convinced local…
  • Twitter – One year after Trump's victory, Virginia elected:

    First transgender delegate in the country
    First out-lesbian dele…