If you're a monarch you don't have "personal affairs" so release the bloody letters you cowards. https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2020/jun/03/national-archives-90-day-delay-to-declassify-palace-letters-extremely-disappointing
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. https://www.hogansalleysociety.org
Verso have made the ebook edition of The End of Policing available for free: https://www.versobooks.com/books/2817-the-end-of-policing
And Haymarket’s Who Do You Serve, Who Do You Protect is free right now, too: https://www.haymarketbooks.org/books/941-who-do-you-serve-who-do-you-protect
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. (https://v2.jacky.wtf/post/73098df7-92e2-4175-8f38-83e6ac9e9c50)
Finally… a blog post for me. How to compile Rust binaries for Windows 98. https://seri.tools/blog/compiling-rust-for-legacy-windows/
Uh oh. Looks like a new remotely-exploitable flaw was discovered in qmail *checks notes* 15 years ago https://lwn.net/Articles/820969/
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.
ok, I put some of these notes quickly together on the blog. Main idea: proletarisation of user interaction. Comments welcome! https://networkcultures.org/entreprecariat/infinite-scroll-proletarisation/
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 💚
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. https://www.nanshiki.co.jp/software/feclogin.html
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