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was savage in her speech: «Fully paid for unlike the Republican tax scam [...] 83 % to the top 1 %, the dark of night, speed of light. Don't make me laugh about criticising this bill».
c-span.org/video/?c4987663/use

Nigerian prince^W millionaire singer asks people to randomly wire him money. Feels more legit than paying rents to his landlord, Sony.
theguardian.com/world/2021/nov

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Come dicono gli amici di mastodon.bida.im nel report sui loro tre anni di attività, è preoccupante vedere realtà di movimento che "continuano ad usare esclusivamente social network commerciali per la loro comunicazione, esponendo militanti a schedature di massa, mentre vengono abbandonati blog e siti". Come gettarsi in bocca al moderno minculpop aderendo alle sue regole di comunicazione, pensando di fare antifascismo.

Qui il testo integrale del collettivo #bida

bida.im/press.html#bidatreanni

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«When compared with recent temperature changes, our reanalysis indicates that both the rate and magnitude of modern observed warming are unprecedented relative to the changes of the last 24 kyr»
eartharxiv.org/repository/view

: "May you live in interesting times".

What's up with and today? I now get a no-JS version instead of the usual consent wall aka gaslighting.

If you enable cookies, you still get the consent wall, but if you accept everything you get the no-JS version (but can click to see the JS version). If you don't accept, though, you're forced to also enable DoubleClick before you get anywhere.

Anti- remain strong but it's nice to see some nsa lightweight web pages of old.

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By demand, I'm returning to the (virtual!) Seattle GNU/Linux conference (@SeaGL) to run a cocktail/mocktail hour to close out the first day. The session is tomorrow (Friday 11/5) and details are on this wiki page: wiki.mako.cc/SeagGL_Cocktail_H

«This year, Intesa Sanpaolo, Italy’s biggest bank, which also declined to comment, increased its threshold for lending to OECD power companies with coal plants, from a limit of 30 per cent of installed capacity to 35 per cent.»
ft.com/content/0ea3267c-d61f-4

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Want to join me in the Community Data Science Collective? It's PhD admission season and my research collective (@comdatasci) is doing a group Q&A about PhD admissions this Friday (November 5th). We've got room in the session so please sign up to join us! blog.communitydata.science/joi

book sponsorship openlibrary.org/sponsorship was a nice feature. It vanished a few months into the Hachette lawsuit. Clearly it would be a fatal blow to the billion-dollar publishers if people kept sharing such blockbusters.
courtlistener.com/docket/17211

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Wikipedia to the rescue: the book "was involved in an obscenity-importing case in England". It's history of free speech. Of course we must disseminate what the censors didn't like.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitchell

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Based on the number of pageviews (over 1000, top 2 % in the collection), I suspect most people saw the cover and ended up disappointed: the imagery is curious but not that spicy. Cursory skimming finds a lot of common sense advice, you'd be surprised how many still don't know.

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I had forgotten I sponsored the scanning of this 1977 book, "Men loving men" by Mitch Walker, but I'm sure glad I did.
archive.org/details/isbn_97809

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New methodology for studying social biases in Wikipedia biographies (e.g. about gender), emphasizing the importance of controlling for covariates (such as occupation): arxiv.org/pdf/2101.00078.pdf
Code and data: github.com/anjalief/wikipedia_

First I thought it was some kind of joke, then I realised it's a reaction to the Parliament's stance on .

On all those topics, the best innovation would be for the EU (and the Council especially) to just do nothing.

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[Full-time] Senior Publishing Technologies Developer at Birkbeck Centre for Technology and Publishing, Department of English, Theatre & Creative Writing, Birbeck University of London fossjobs.net/job/10714/senior- #jobs

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