Research and Destroy - Appendix 1

Ask me anything   shiny things that catch my eye - broadly themed around cats, men, angst, food, and books.

twitter.com/hauntologist:

    "I tell my students, ‘When you get these jobs that you have been so brilliantly trained for, just remember that your real job is that if you are free, you need to free somebody else. If you have some power, then your job is to empower somebody else. This is not just a grab-bag candy game.’"
    Toni Morrison (via thisislove)

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    Cool, sex positive consent ed illustrations by funnyhoneybunnyillustrations

    Cool, sex positive consent ed illustrations by funnyhoneybunnyillustrations

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    One Super Bowl ad worth rewatching: Coke’s gorgeous multi-lingual America The Beautiful. Looks like the America I live in and makes me want to learn a new language.

    — 7 months ago
    "If a thousand lines of letters in UNIX qualifies as a technology (the computer code for a web page), then a thousand lines of letters in English (Hamlet) must qualify as well. They both can change our behavior, alter the course of events, or enable future inventions."

    Kevin Kelly (via inthenoosphere)

    You tell us - is literature technology?  Certain pieces of it certainly had an outsized impact on society.  What do you think?

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    (via npr)

    — 8 months ago with 999 notes

    “Other people can think whatever they want, but they should have to stay out of my way.” - Kathleen Hanna

    — 8 months ago
    Heavy Rotation 2013

    My frequent listening for the past year (one or two of these are from 2012 but didn’t hook me until this year.

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    If Only For a Second… Photo project gives patients living with terminal cancer a moment of surprise and delight - to be free from dwelling on disease, if only for a second.

    — 8 months ago
    thecabinet:

Ángel Zárraga Votive Offering (Saint Sebastian) 1912 Oil on canvas Museo Nacional de Arte, Mexico

    thecabinet:

    Ángel Zárraga Votive Offering (Saint Sebastian) 1912 Oil on canvas Museo Nacional de Arte, Mexico

    (via thouartadeadthing)

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    "There’s just something about big data and sailor-cursing that complement each other—like peanut butter and mothereffing jelly.” via The Atlantic.

    "There’s just something about big data and sailor-cursing that complement each other—like peanut butter and mothereffing jelly.” via The Atlantic.

    — 8 months ago
    #data mining  #big data  #language