Correcting typos @lightweight. National voters don't care. They vote for the party and their own self interests, not the man or policies.
newsroom.co.nz/politics/2020/0

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This move by NZ gov't hits a clangingly discordant note given all the rhetoric about supporting local industry (& improving diversity!). rnz.co.nz/news/national/417640

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doing physics: "i long for the pure simplicity of mathematics"

doing math: "all of this is pointless! i need context!"

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This came out yesterday (i.stuff.co.nz/national/1093195) talking abt how we need to shift to and support public transport bc population growth is going to make roads unusable & the overwhelming response is "well if COUNCIL stopped spending MONEY on CYCLISTS it'd be FINE" "just build more ROADS"

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RT @PavelASamsonov@twitter.com
Without field research, it's difficult to get an accurate picture of user workflows.

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"GoogleStalker is a tool to make people realize how much data Google has on you and how detailed this data is."

github.com/arianvp/GoogleStalk

Xmas film recommendation:
Shaun of the Dead meets Glee! A Scottish zombie high school musical! And there's no such thing as a Hollywood Ending!
youtu.be/0xAk8h4z4lA

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Long Before Trees Overtook the Land, Earth Was Covered by Giant Mushrooms
24 feet tall and three feet wide, these giant spires dotted the ancient landscape

@Fritillaria2 how cool is that? :-)

smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/

news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1

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The more Mastodon servers there, are, the better. The more spread out people are across them, the more the network is resilient to various failure modes.

The basic premise of Mastodon is that you follow your friends from different servers! So go forth, and explore the fediverse ☺️

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My collaborators & I have been working on a little project. It's at the point where we can show it to the world, on the understanding that yes there are errors and rough bits here and there, but with time these will iron out.

So, welcome to the Open Digital Archaeology Textbook Environment! electricarchaeology.ca/2018/12

o-date.github.io

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RT @thesheetztweetz@twitter.com

This photo shows the entire galactic plane in a composite image: The top half was taken above Lebanon, while the bottom half was captured six months later in latitude-opposite Chile.

Credit: Moophz Himself (Maroun Habib)

🐦🔗: twitter.com/thesheetztweetz/st

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#lowtech magazine's recent article on rethinking the concept of energy security is apparently repeatedly being removed from from facebook because it considers the article fake news in relation to 'US politics or issues of national importance'.

twitter.com/lowtechmagazine/st

Here's a link to the entire article:
solar.lowtechmagazine.com/2018

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One of the best ways to get people out of individualized fossil fuel transportation is to extend public transport infrastructure, and make that infrastructure more easily accessible. #EarthStrike #ExtinctionRebellion

theguardian.com/world/2018/dec

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be the kaiju you want to see in the world

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Quick, The Americans are asleep.
Post pictures of cups of tea!

#tea

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