under socialism everyone has to wear black skinny jeans. thats what socialism is. that is all marx was ever trying to say
I hit words at random on iOS 8’s new predictive text feature so I could see what type of sentence my phone thinks I’m likely to say, and
As part of the ongoing serialization of my forthcoming novel MAKERS, Tor.com has commissioned Idiots’ Books to produce 81 CC-licensed, interlocking illustrations, one for each installment. Periodically, Tor is adding these to a little Flash-toy that lets you rotate and realign the images like tiles (each has edge-elements that matches up with the others). They’ve just put up the 5X5 grid, which I’m finding addictively fun.
aw, I got the hard copy of this at one of the FTW tour stops a few years ago. :)
- Do not forget Michael Brown
- Do not forget how the media dehumanized him and tried to justify his murder
- Do not forget how peaceful protests were painted as savage riots
- Do not forget police armed with military grade weapons terrorized and arrested black civilians
- Do not forget Darren Wilson being awarded over $200,000 in fundraiser donations for murdering an unarmed black child
- Do not forget that this system was not built to defend us, but to control us
- Do not forget Ferguson
On Modern Mechanix, Charlie’s posted a wonderful article about the Floppy ROM, an exotic dead medium that encoded software onto flexidiscs that you played into your computer. The Floppy ROM distributed with Interface Age in 1977 held up to 80 pages’ worth of code (this was from the days when programs were distributed as text printed in magazines, for hobbyists to retype into their computers) and plugged into a 187-character-per-second interface intended for cassette-players. Charlie even got some hi-rez photos of the disc, in which you can see the bits on their surface.
support nonbinary people who aren’t completely androgynous
support femme trans men
support masculine trans women
just because someone doesn’t fit into the stereotype of their identity doesn’t mean they aren’t valid