This is such a cute story from The War On Cars: “The return of The Vermonter” 🚞 https://pca.st/episode/d7a8eef3-0cc2-4a8e-83bc-c80156b77b92
You have to laugh because exactly the same business owners have historically whined endlessly when anyone suggested using the roadside for anything other than car storage.
Private businesses demand free gift of public space, express outrage when local government actually plans ahead and decides to charge rent: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2021/oct/09/parklet-life-eateries-face-off-with-local-councils-over-outdoor-dining-spaces
Would you like to help translate BookWyrm? There's now an easy way to get involved:
there's a local company here that has these stickers that say "make tea, not war" and I'm begging them to do a few quick Wikipedia reads
My uncle just finished 1.6 kg, 700 pages long dictionary of Northern Sami, a language spoken by around 20,000 speakers.
Sami are an indigenous people who have inhabited large parts of Northern Europe spanning from Russia to Norway for millenniums.
He has dedicated his life to advocate for their rights and preserve their languages and culture. This book is a major contribution in an effort to ensure that this ancient language will be passed on to future generations.
Just a reminder that these people complaining about a "cowards palace" are the only people in Australia who can defame and vilify anyone with absolute legal impunity as long as they do it inside their workplace about someone who isn't a colleague.
Thoughtworks are currently hiring First Nations software developers for our First Nations Delivery Centre programme. Please pass on to anyone who might be interested. https://www.thoughtworks.com/jobs/3274750
FWIW Dr James Furlaud seems to be describing and advocating how many forests were managed pre-1788, according to Bill Gammage's study.
Tremendous to see these group of people all talking completely across each other, impervious to any exogenous information, well done. 🌳 🔥
Librarian. Computational handyperson. Geminaut. Chasing the right questions. 🌳
Not here to "debate" random tech bros.
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