productivity, rec request
any recommendations for free reads on productivity that aren't your typical allistic capitalism supporting corporate boomer bullshit (you know the type)?
i'm interested in substantiated data and strategies, not just something to make me feel good
ideally something that's relevant to those who see value in contributing to society (ie not the Get Rich and Successful fuckers)
being cognisant of privilege, marginalised populations, neurodiversity etc would be cool too
“There are many Hong Kongers and other smart people writing online who can explain the political context of the protests, the likelihood of intervention, and what this means in a deeper way. I am just a visitor who perhaps thinks too much about fish cakes when being tear gassed.”
Of course Maciej Cegłowski went to #HongKong protests and wrote a brilliant piece, with references to how the ’80s Soviet–American culture shock is as great as the 2010s America–HK one.
mh, anger management
Rape, slavery, pirates, Confederacy
Hi, historian here specializing in anarchist states (oxymoron I know) with special focus on piratical vessels.
So half the problem with pirate history is that as previous folks have said, it's a very biased and propaganda'd history. What history we do have is mostly from the governments that hunted them down. Hence the "murderous, rapists, spawn of the devil!!" etc. When in reality, they were more akin to freedom fighters. The historical fact is that almost 95% of all pirate ships across the board, were escaped slaves.
Working on a new #relarn feature: destroying the University of Larn with a Sphere of Annihilation will revoke your degree.
Shout out to my former housemate, Karl Z., whose copy of Evangelion I originally watched and who failed to tell me about the multiple endings, thus making me sit through both the original ending and a clip show just because of the “awesome cliff-hanger” between parts 1 and 2 of The End of Evangelion.
Welp, time to fix Derby Day again.
This horsey pinball dates from 1967 and features an elaborate backbox animation of six horses, each of which move individually along a track when the ball hits certain targets. Getting your horse all the way to the finish line enables higher scoring.
As you can see, we had some problems at ReplayFX. I'll transcribe the out-of-order sign in the next post, as it's a long one.
Previously @suetanvil (RIP)
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