I’m feeling incredibly grateful this Thanksgiving for the past four and a half years I’ve been working for HASTAC, and especially fortunate to have worked with such amazingly smart and supportive teammates at Duke. At the end of January, I will be leaving HASTAC for a new adventure as the Network Organizer with the Leading […]
The latest chapter in Bizarre Things Happen to Ruby on Twitter. I get erroneous tweets for the horrible restaurant Ruby Tuesday all the time. I mean, like, every day. Here’s a sample: http://storify.com/rubyji/the-wrong-ruby But yesterday I started to hundreds every hour.
A recent column by Kirk Ross in the Chapel Hill News makes very clear how increasingly relevant the N.C. General Assembly’s shenanigans are to us here at the local level. In the past, many have debated the utility of municipal and county governments weighing in with symbolic resoluitions about state and national issues. Well pardon my French, but sh*t just gotreal in Raleigh this summer.
Kirk calls on candidates to make clear what they would do to deal with many draconian budget cuts that will be painfully trickling down to us in months and years to come. This also points to why we need local officials to stand up and lead by fighting back against Art Pope, ALEC, and the other forces that want to drag down our entire state. I may be biased, but my friends the five Orange County elected officals that got arrested at Moral Monday are a great example of this. If you didn’t see it, please watch this video (embedded below) of Carrboro Mayor Mark Chilton clearly explaining his constutional rights while being arested by the Capitol Police.
Last night, someone (probably Isolate, the same loser who did it last time) tried to hack into my online identity. Last night I received an unsolicited password reset e-mail from Twitter. I ignored it but kept a watchful eye. A few moments later I got a slew of messages from Yahoo. 7:32pm: Password reset requested. […]
I just returned from a busy and fun week with my son visiting family and seeing lots of New York City! I posted some of our pictures on Flickr, but had so much trouble with it that I am seriously considering moving to another photo site, as so many of my friends have done. One […]
takayababy: The Iron Giant at The Ghibli Museum in Mitaka, Tokyo Speechless. Must go to Japan!
studioghibligifs: “Many of my movies have strong female leads–brave, self-sufficient girls that don’t think twice about fighting for what they believe in with all their heart. They’ll need a friend, or a supporter, but never a saviour” OMG, someone has a tumblr of Studio Ghibli animated GIFs. I’m in heaven.
A.C.L.U. Files Suit Over Phone Surveillance Program The lawsuit contends that the program, whose existence became public last week, is illegal and asks a judge to both stop it and order the records purged.
Izzy and me at the N.C. legislature at Moral Monday. http://flic.kr/u/e1dhiFX/aHsjFXpFcz
Edward Snowden: the whistleblower behind the NSA surveillance revelations A fascinating look at the guy who blew the NSA wide open.