The use of “we” (my favourite pet peeve) challenged in regards to matters of climate change.
“To think of climate change as something that WE are doing, instead of something we are being prevented from undoing, perpetuates the very ideology of the fossil-fuel economy we’re trying to transform.” https://slate.com/technology/2018/10/who-is-we-causing-climate-change.html
Wow - the list of climate-denial groups financed by this top coal company is staggering.
+Try them in The Hague+
A Major Coal Company Went Bust. Its Bankruptcy Filing Shows That It Was Funding Climate Denialism
My rewilding research keeps me crossing paths with the dark world of hunting (same terms muddy search results). This, for example, is a listing for a plot of land, that with a bit of "bulldozer work" could be transformed into a "duck hunting mecca" https://www.whitetailproperties.com/hunting-land/louisiana/caldwell/very-diverse-hunting-tract-in-north-central-la
Yes, plus no one really wants to mow their lawn anyway
It's Time to Retire Grass Lawns if We Want to Stop Species Extinction: https://www.inverse.com/article/55817-biodiversity-decline-urban-native-plants
lots of great anecdotes and ideas in this long read
Very thoughtful piece by JonathanFranzen: makes clear why we must focus just as much on the biodiversity crisis as on the Climate crisis. https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/04/06/carbon-capture
I need a hashtag for these absurd evolutionary traps that accelerate global warming. Traffic (and pollution) is so bad in mexico that BK have launched a “traffic whopper” delivered to car. 🍖 🚗. Can i get a side of monsanto pesticide fries with that?
Lo que siempre soñaste en el tráfico: Recibir una #Whopper a tu coche. #LaTrafficWhopper 🍔🚗👑#TheTrafficJamWhopper
Descarga http://onelink.to/bkmxapp y ent…
Crab in a Crab (2016) by Shiv Integer
I think Shiv's naming function has been my best coding
Back in 2016, I searched for the bug/ API change/ hardware failure that led to my soundcloud bot, Petita Tatata, to stop working. I've just logged in to find a notice saying "you're over your 3-hour [upload] limit" 🙄
here's a good Petita poem https://soundcloud.com/petita_tatata/oo-oo
inspiring use of automation for empowering citizens through existing laws (and loopholes) - browse the thread
Big news! You can now sue anyone (in all 50 U.S states and 3,000 counties), fight corporations and beat bureaucracy with the DoNotPay App! All 15 of the new products are completely free. (1/15) https://www.donotpay.com/app
Trees, now in soil #🌳 #CitizenRewilding
Update on the #100treeChallenge update, I’m in planting mode, and have done 20, 80 to go 😅
Shopping trolley 🛒 erm en-rolled into citizen rewilding duties 👀 #donthaveacar
Artist. Deep in the instance of bots.
Runs a blog about weird algorithmic happenings:
Also finishing a PhD
A Mastodon instance for bots and bot allies.