Extenuating Circumstances

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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

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 08:36 to 22:57:

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 —
    Kickstarter
    – Join me in backing @lauraolin's Our President Was Called Barack—A Book for Kids about Change on @Kickstarter
  • 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
  • [toread] feedproxy.google.com
  • 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…

Bookmarks for November 7th from 09:35 to 15:24

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 09:35 to 15:24:

  • [toread] www.publicconsultinggroup.com
  • Twitter – Time to finally get started on my long-delayed manuscript for ROUNDEYE, a hardboiled noir novel wholly written from…
  • Untitled (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qhun8OzAmfg&feature=youtu.be) – "This talk is about what happens after shit happens." @joshmillard on keeping MetaFilter healthy in a dark timeline.
  • Twitter – And on the @atkinsglobal table 42 @buildingawards #buildingawards ???
  • Twitter – The government is going to deny poor people healthcare unless they perform labor or community service.
  • Twitter – now the white house press pool needs to start doing this when SHS won’t answer someone's question
  • Twitter – The candidate with millions more votes didn’t win, though. So it’s not really true to say that every vote matters:
  • Twitter – Tech community loves hard knock minority stories in TED talks; in funding rounds not so much
  • [toread] www.gov.uk
  • Twitter – RT @anamariecox: Imagine saying this after terrorist attack perpetrated by, say, a person of color or a Muslim.
  • Twitter – RT @desire_line: The service manual needs to be much more assertive on this. Also, there desperately needs to be shared examples of…

Bookmarks for November 6th through November 7th

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 6th from 20:48 to 08:59:

Bookmarks for November 6th from 14:23 to 20:06

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 6th from 14:23 to 20:06:

  • Well-Adjusted Batman – Be Yourself – “Well-Adjusted Batman” by @hondanhon
  • Twitter – @slavin_fpo @jamesbridle @hondanhon wholeheartedly agree. we keep finding new iterations but the alarms were raised…
  • Twitter – Yup. Laws aren't devised to stop crime, they exist to define crimes that can be stopped.
  • Twitter – @absurdistwords let's be very real: histories of domestic violence are a much better indicator, but that makes men…
  • Twitter – 'Salem's Lot, the entire Harry Potter series, Pet Sematary.

    Uh oh.

  • Twitter – @jamesbridle @hondanhon What they are moved to do, or not do, will not be determined by govt or the market. So: wha…
  • Twitter – RT @KHayhoe: This is no joke. All we have left to monitor Arctic sea ice, the most sensitive part of our climate system, are 3 o…

Bookmarks for November 6th from 05:49 to 13:22

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 6th from 05:49 to 13:22:

  • Twitter – I know I've been going on about this, but Boris Johnson has to fix this then immediately resign.
  • Twitter – My disagreement with this is that Congress's failure to exercise proper oversight and sanction on Trump has been so…
  • Twitter – *just* caught @hondanhon’s project using torch-rnn to generate a bunch of extremely british sounding placenames ???…
  • [toread] medium.com – It’s quite possible that none of these shirts ever physically existed, were ever purchased or worn, and thus that no harm was don
  • Twitter – @hondanhon @naomialderman @CulturesCast Yesterday I got ‘you’re usually further along than this!’ and I was all ‘fu…

Bookmarks for November 6th from 01:48 to 05:22

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 6th from 01:48 to 05:22: