I somehow managed to make a Highly Upvoted comment containing a bunch of arcane sociology knowledge: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=24576476
I had no idea that "memoir in essays" was such an established literary form: https://therumpus.net/2020/09/what-to-read-when-you-like-your-memoirs-in-essays/
All of these sound pretty excellent. I got into memoirs after reading Patti Smith's Just Kids, M Train and Woolgathering. I think I'll add one or two of these to my to-read list.
Is there any community/link aggregator interested in technology and intellectual curiosity that is like #hackernews with a leftist perspective? boosts welcome!
Something like lobste.rs, but not just about technology.
excellent syllabus for teaching code x social science to non-programmers: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1iGE4pVHrdxEqRu3SdDo2aUnkjBR1Zh6A/view
you have stumbled upon a richly filled treasure chest
“Regardless of how this pandemic will develop, it is clear that the models for on-line learning, the contracts and dependencies that are now being established, are meant to stay.” https://constantvzw.org/site/Dear-student-teacher-worker-in-an-educational-institution,3347.html
(It also features some lovely web design!)
https://www.fadedpage.com/ has ebooks of works that have entered the public domain in Canada.
That means they have a bunch of stuff that is still protected by Disney's copyright law and therefore cannot be included in Project Gutenberg.
UM GEO 3550 Strike Day 1
We’re striking for universal remote work for ALL workers, not just grad students, a universal $2500 emergency grant for all grad students, lifting restrictions on childcare subsidies, and defunding campus cops by 50%. These are incredible demands and as one of the oldest grad student unions, it’s our responsibility to push the most radical demands and really bring thjs university to its knees.
Up the strike!
Down with admin!
This baby needs a name. Ideas?
Amsterdam-based person doing stuff with pedagogy, praxis, and Python.
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