municipal politics Show more
The mayor of Fall River, Massachusetts, was simultaneously recalled and re-elected last night. Maybe next time do instant runoff voting instead?
Further vertical cons: when you play your 1080x1920 video on my 1080p TV, you end up using only 31% of the pixels, with the rest pitch black.
Just got back from an anti-racism training event run by CrossRoads. If your organization is looking to reflect on how it interfaces with (and wittingly or unwittingly abets) white supremacy, and how it can change to become part of the struggle against it, I can offer a strong recommendation for their intensive 2½ day workshop.
CrossRoads Anti-Racism Organizing and Training - Dismantling Racism, Building Racial Justice in Institutions
Religion Show more
“For clouds and smoke and flame (Deut. 4:11), although they were symbols of heavenly glory, restrained the minds of all, like a bridle placed on them, from attempting to penetrate too deeply.” — John Calvin, Institutes, 1.11.3
Mind blowing epiphany Show more
"The Jetsons" and "The Flintstones" happen simultaneously.
The upper class fled our wrecked world, while the proletariat struggles to rebuild civilization from their parents' tales.
This is really bad.
The Wall Street Journal's testing found that apps seemingly unrelated to Facebook were sharing user data with Facebook, including the location and price of home listings you view, and even sensitive medical information like body weight, menstrual cycles, and pregnancy status.
And they do this whether or not you are a Facebook user.
This is not a problem that can be addressed through consumer choice. The US needs something like Europe's GDPR.