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Eldan Goldenberg πŸ™ƒπŸŒŽπŸ€˜ @eldang@weirder.earth

"Most English-speaking people ... will admit that _female-presenting nipples_ is 'beautiful', especially if dissociated from its sense (and from its spelling). More beautiful than, say, sky, and far more beautiful than _beautiful._"β€”J.R.R. Tolkien

implied systemic transphobia, call for help Show more

Please share links if you've read useful articles on the gilets jaunes and what the hell is actually going on in France these days.

Prière de partager articles si vous avez lu qqc informatif sur les gilets jaunes et le situation actuel en France [informatif pour quelqu'un qui n'est pas entièrement au courant avec les événements là-bas]

When you were little, did you play with those flip books that have halves (or thirds) of animals and you can recombine them in various ways?

Make yourself a cup of tea and settle in to the hybridizer:

digitalcultures.pl/hybridizer/

The tag is already good and we're not done with day 1 yet.

pol? money Show more

#IfMyCalculationsAreCorrect, assuming a productive #peaches-eating life of 65 years, you need to consume an average of 84.3 peaches per day to attain the goal of "millions of peaches, peaches for me."

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.

"gender reveal" parody link Show more

Current status: installing XCode so I can install the prerequisites to run a local copy of a web tool.

Time to saying "fuck this, I'm going home": maybe 5 minutes?

So there was a big protest today by schoolkids who blew off school and marched in the streets over government inaction on climate change.

The Prime Minister has said they should be less activist and focus on their schooling instead.

I just saw this sign. These kids are great.

#auspol #protest #activism

As @nein09 is gently reminding me, I should sometimes say things here about cool projects I get to work on. I don't want to do too much 🎺 blowing here, but here are my two main long-term clients:

eldang.xyz/blog/2018/11/05/all

eldang.xyz/blog/2018/05/17/map

I do also sometimes blog about things that aren't self-promotion, at eldang.xyz/blog/

Because the present disaster is perpetually displaced and dispersed *elsewhere*, in the form of factories, container ships, fibreoptics, pipelines, drone strikes, waste sites, and CO2, the disaster is made to be simultaneously *nowhere* in particular and yet *everywhere* at once.

Monument to the laboratory mouse

"According to Nikolai Kolchanov, the director of the institute, the monument commemorates the sacrifice of the mice in genetic research used to understand biological and physiological mechanisms for developing new drugs and curing of diseases."

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monument

climate Show more

@dzuk I saw this and thought you might have a good laugh with it: docs.oracle.com/cd/A97630_01/s (a list of attributes that Oracle thinks Unicode instantiates perfectly)

antivax Show more