‘She sees “little difference between habitat restoration in the traditional sense and restoring habitats for human thought”; both are endangered by “the logic of capitalist productivity.”’

A nuanced and insightful article—What It Takes to Put Your Phone Away newyorker.com/magazine/2019/04

New blog post: a couple of weeks ago I went to, and helped run, and presented a workshop at, . If that sounds like a lot, that's because it was lissertations.net/post/1117

This is very interesting: ‘Alternatives to Statistics for Measuring Success and Value of Cataloging’


I swear all I've done today is be tired

how can I be extremely not hungry and also regret skipping breakfast 😐 why is coffee not a complete food

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Did you take your lunch break? Even if you don't feel like eating, take the time to recharge.

ooooomg someone downstairs is making popcorn and I don't even like popcorn but the smell is amazing 🍿

I just tried to ctrl-alt-delete a mac 😞

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Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare. ~ Audre Lorde

TIL Notepad++ (as installed on MPOW's computers) doesn't recognise Markdown for syntax highlighting purposes, which makes me want to grumble and use regular Notepad

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Abolishing daylight savings is just reformism. What we really need is to get rid of linear time entirely.

catalogued a family history book recently where an ancestor circa 1900 apparently famously refused to turn lights on when it got dark, she just went to bed, and honestly that lady was onto something

ever think about how weird it is to switch a light on when it gets dark? ‘yes hello I’d like to artificially extend the day, but only for me, and only for as long as I want’

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I wrote a very long post about nature and the knowing thereof and I'm not quite convinced I know anything anymore. also this is a good thing lissertations.net/post/1098

'E.O. Wilson, speaking of Marxism in 1994, famously quipped “Good ideology, wrong species.” Wilson, the world’s preeminent expert on ants,'


"We should approach data sets with an awareness that data are created by humans and their dutiful machines, at a time, in a place, with the instruments at hand, for audiences that are conditioned to receive them. The term data set implies something discrete, complete, and portable, but it is none of those things."

This looks like a super awesome book! (due out in April) mitpress.mit.edu/books/all-dat

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