Electronic Frontier Foundation: The Public Interest Internet (blog series) via https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2021/05/introducing-public-interest-internet
Beyond Big Tech “… there remains a wider, more diverse, and more generous world.”
"We – the GenXers – think of the internet as the open web. The land of dialup telnet Unix systems, the days of table layout, the days of dot com, the days of early tech startups, the days of the internet as a connector, the days of the internet as a business opportunity, the days of the internet as a path to social justice and revolutions, the days of the internet as a light in the darkness. That’s all we have ever known..."
Internet down in British Columbia community after beaver chews through cable.
@Algot Wow, four at the same time! Far beyond me. 😉
I have found it to be very meditative during the high stress of the pandemic. I have to focus on something else, carefully looking at colour and shape. Most other things fall away. It has worked very well for me to relax!
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@compostablespork I’be been wanting to start reading some books by NK Jemison. Any recommendations what might be good to start with?
@Algot Just realized I never replied! Oops!
Well, I think Mika has been pretty stealthy, adding pieces in places I haven’t noticed! 🙂
@dogtrax Thank you...good to return to this community. When I’m really stressed with work (or anything else) I tend to cocoon. Hopefully that will be less as the months go by. It’s been full on with work during the pandemic.
Damn, crying again. Wow.
@lauraritchie Thanks! I didn’t actually make the mitten though, I just fixed a hole in it through darning. You can see the spot where things are kind of uneven on the right of the image. That’s where I fixed the hole!
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