My new album is out. Eight tracks of disquieting drone/ambient/shoegaze, inspired by anxiety, climate grief, crustaceans, the coast, and nuclear power. https://blacktent.bandcamp.com/album/dungeness-synth
Tune in to my Fediverse #SummerSchool presentation right now to learn the what, the why, and the how of allyship!
Slides & recording will be up after the event. #LGBTQ
Ancestry is being acquired by Blackstone for $4.7B, in case if you were wondering if there was money to be made in exploiting family history. Blackstone is also known for such great hits acquiring SESAC, the performing rights organization, and acquiring a 50% stake to the Haynesville Shale in Louisiana from Shell for $1.2B. Not to mention the many evictions in Blackstone-owned buildings in California. (https://matienzo.org/2020/218/ancestry/)
Really excited for my #SummerSchool talk tonight! Join me at midnight UTC to hear about LGBTQ+ Allyship and the strength of diverse teams.
If you're not already signed up and would like to attend, send me a DM and I'll drop you the Zoom link!
With the recent changes to @TroveAustralia, the Australian Women’s Weekly cover browser was retired. As a low-tech alternative, I’ve harvested all the cover images from the Women’s Weekly and saved them into PDFs for easy browsing, one for each decade. There are 2,566 images from 1933 t... https://updates.timsherratt.org/2020/07/27/with-the-recent.html
Ever think about how an Apple libc function shells out to Perl https://github.com/Apple-FOSS-Mirror/Libc/blob/master/gen/wordexp.c#L192
Well this is *incredibly* overdue, but it looks like Edmonton’s football team is finally changing its name. https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/bv8ygv/edmontons-football-team-finally-drops-name-report
Just noticed the Kerberos site still has its “Kerberos Y2K statement” on the front page https://web.mit.edu/kerberos/
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