the weird part is you can practically guarantee people think this is a bad thing
👇I've seen this pattern in the workplace
- Men are given opportunities based on their perceived potential
- Women & underrepresented folks have to prove themselves and their work for the same opportunity https://twitter.com/WoSECtweets/status/1132115714112925696
If a stationmaster cat can become a kami, surely it’s time to create shrines to Grumpy Cat. https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/japan/11704428/Cat-stationmaster-Tama-mourned-in-Japan-and-elevated-as-goddess.html
In the same space, of excellent early inventions for fast computers, let's not forget one of my heroes, Lynn Conway, for "invention of multiple-out-of-order dynamic instruction scheduling" - an idea which IBM managed to bury at about the same time they fired her in an act of transphobic prejudice.
protip when you are discussing a map of transit that indicates the cost to travel to a place, and you think of isochronous maps (https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Isochrone) and you want to make up a word that means ‘equal money’ instead of ‘equal time’ for the analogy, don’t hastily google ‘Greek for money’ like I just did
(the term I came up with was ‘isochrimatous’ btw)
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An ?enby? (unsure of self-identification) pal on Birdsite is grappling with gender as understood & performed by normies, but they are Very Divorced from Normieland and having a hard time, like, understanding basics of how to think about gender.
I'd welcome links to thoughts and treatises on how Normies Consider Gender and other approaches to it.
reactionaries: postmodernists are destroying civilization by claiming that everything is relative
protagoras, literally 3000 years ago: everything is relative
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A dangerous servant and a fearful master. Freedom, joy, choice, consequence. Teneo ea quae fūror. http://pronoun.is/he/him Av: PDX 2016
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