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implied systemic transphobia, call for help Show more

There's something in the juxtaposition of these two articles:

This one is about how a no-longer popular instrument (which I love to use) is still revealing insights into human biology:
nautil.us/issue/66/clockwork/a

and this - about using new technologies to examine ancient manuscripts:
newyorker.com/magazine/2018/11

Both are about finding traces of unexpected life by looking in ways no one else has thought to. This fills me with longing.

climate Show more

antivax Show more

Chion (on p. 172) also points out the precursor of Star Wars' crawl text in Zechariah 5:1–4:

"He asked me, 'What do you see?' I answered, 'I see a flying scroll, twenty cubits long and ten cubits wide.' And he said to me, 'This is the curse that is going out over the whole land...'"

biblegateway.com/passage/?sear

from Chion, Michel. Words on Screen. Translated by Claudia Gorbman, Columbia University Press, 2017, ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/.

Ukraine & Russia Show more

Statements I wish were less true

#ff
@alt_text , a bot who will gently remind you to put alt text on your image posts

One of those mornings when I "lose" my phone into a different pocket from usual.

here's a fox thinking white sheets are snow

tbt when Nvidia researchers trained a neural network to generate images of cats and from the internet-sourced input data it learned that Impact 24pt White is a defining characteristic of cats

research.nvidia.com/sites/defa (p. 21, bottom)

OT Remembrance Sunday, Kiel Mutiny WW1 Show more

uspol (~-) Show more

uspol (~-) Show more

fascists that might be in your area, PSA (UK) Show more

split decisions
still have
an impact
on the workings
of the world

#smallpoems

pol adjacent Show more

@Wewereseeds as the young people like to say these days, ACAB!
(All Capybaras Are Beautiful)