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Jessica and I have also donated to the Hogan’s Alley Society, a local historical society which is documenting the history of Black Vancouverites. I’ve been ashamed how little I’ve known about this part of my own city’s history. Please consider donating too. hogansalleysociety.org

A coworker has put together a group of Canadian black and indigenous funds. I donated; please help support these communities too if you’re able. The five are:

Indspire
Black Youth Helpline
Native Women’s Resource Center of Toronto
Nia Centre for the Arts
Black Health Alliance

Verso have made the ebook edition of The End of Policing available for free: versobooks.com/books/2817-the-

And Haymarket’s Who Do You Serve, Who Do You Protect is free right now, too: haymarketbooks.org/books/941-w

Please remember that aggressively archiving the words and images of others without their permission can put those people in danger. There are times when the wide net "save everything" approach is harmful and we're living in one of those times.

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Europeans, hop off saying “this could never happen in your countries”. America is the child of y’alls rhetoric and knowledge. None of y’all have repaid back the debts to the Caribbean or Africa - y’all STILL benefiting off that shit. Pay that back and then we’ll talk. (v2.jacky.wtf/post/73098df7-92e)

Hey fellow laserdisc nerds: anyone know if the Ponessa “Rome Disc” ever came out? I’m assuming no, though I did see at least one advertisement from a month after it was supposed to have been pressed.

I’ve never seen anyone say they’ve owned or seen one.

Finally… a blog post for me. How to compile Rust binaries for Windows 98. seri.tools/blog/compiling-rust

Looks like Apple’s removed the ability to ignore the macOS 10.15 upgrade nag in the latest 10.14 security update. If you’re on 10.14 and choose not to upgrade, looking for system updates is just going to present you with an “upgrade now” nag forever.

You can measure operating system sobriety in PBV (perl by volume)

Uh oh. Looks like a new remotely-exploitable flaw was discovered in qmail *checks notes* 15 years ago lwn.net/Articles/820969/

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Sometimes I remember that I’m “Misty, MISt”

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Like Damon Young (a black man writing for The Root), I am like... yeah, Andrea Askowitz's incredible level of privilege managed to make me feel sympathy for the cop in her story. How.

"Again, Andrea Askowitz has done a magic trick. Through sheer will and unprecedented whiteness, she’s managed to write an essay that has me rooting for the police." Same. HoW.

verysmartbrothas.theroot.com/a

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ok, I put some of these notes quickly together on the blog. Main idea: proletarisation of user interaction. Comments welcome! networkcultures.org/entrepreca

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The creators of SimCity had a division that made Sim games for corporations, including a game for Chevron called SimRefinery.

For the first time ever: this is the story of Maxis Business Simulations

This is the culmination of four years of research, and I'm so proud to share it 💚

obscuritory.com/sim/when-simci

Important news: there’s a freeware program to log into Windows using your Suica or other IC card, assuming you have a compatible USB IC card reader. nanshiki.co.jp/software/feclog

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