Today's threads (a thread).
Inside: NYPD can't stop choking Black men; Rolling back the Trump rollback; YMCA, Trump edition; and more!
Archived at: https://pluralistic.net/2021/01/21/i-cant-breathe/
NYPD can't stop choking Black men: A postmortem on many postmortems.
Rolling back the Trump rollback: Administrative competence has its uses.
YMCA, Trump edition: "I said old man, get your Ass. Out. Of. Town."
#15yrsago Disney swaps stock for Pixar; Jobs is largest Disney stockholder https://web.archive.org/web/20060129105430/http://www.telegraph.co.uk/money/main.jhtml?xml=/money/2006/01/22/cnpixar22.xml&menuId=242&sSheet=/money/2006/01/22/ixcitytop.html
#10yrsago Stephen Colbert on Limbaugh’s ching-chong moment https://web.archive.org/web/20110125165114/http://www.colbertnation.com/the-colbert-report-videos/371736/january-20-2011/rush-limbaugh-speaks-chinese
#10yrsago Sudan’s online guns, tanks and ammo vendor https://web.archive.org/web/20110128075914/http://www.mic.sd/english/mainen.html
#10yrsago EFF warns: mobile OS vendors aren’t serious about security https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2011/01/dont-sacrifice-security-mobile-devices
#1yrago China announces ban of single-use plastic bags and straws https://www.dw.com/en/china-to-ban-single-use-plastic-bags-and-straws/a-52065123
#1yrago When contracting with Chinese manufacturers, it’s very hard to avoid forced labor https://harrisbricken.com/chinalawblog/forced-labor-in-china-dont-trust-and-do-verify/
#1yrago Riot Baby: an afrofuturist science fiction novella of race, rage and fierce resistance https://memex.craphound.com/2020/01/21/riot-baby-an-afrofuturist-science-fiction-novella-of-race-rage-and-fierce-resistance/
Yesterday's threads: My letter to the FBI; No one should be on the No-Fly List; Oh sure, let's expand the no-fly list; and more!
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I have a (free) new book out! "How to Destroy Surveillance Capitalism" is an anti-monopolist critique of Big Tech that connects the rise of conspiratorial thinking to the rise of tech monopolies and proposes a way to deal with both:
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* Keynote for linux.conf.au, Jan 22 (US) 23 (Australia) https://linux.conf.au/schedule/
* Evening with William Gibson, Jan 25, https://www.eventbrite.com/e/william-gibson-cory-doctorow-agency-tickets-132831910821
* Boskone, 58, Feb 12-15, https://boskone.org/
* Keynote, NISO Plus, Feb 22-25, https://niso.plus/cory-doctorow-to-keynote-at-niso-plus-2021/
* Hedging Bets on the Future (Motherboard Cyber):
* Applying the Pandemic Mindset to Climate Change:
My first picture book is out! It's called Poesy the Monster Slayer and it's an epic tale of bedtime-refusal, toy-hacking and monster-hunting, illustrated by Matt Rockefeller. It's the monster book I dreamt of reading to my own daughter.
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