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hi all,
I'm a researcher studying community activist workshops (, makerspaces), mainly in Europe, from a Science and Technology Studies perspective.

foregrounding socio-environmental opportunities, , , , and .

adore as part of ethnographic research and all-round poetic goodness.

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This article about the recent arrival on Mastodon of many Twitter users from #India is by far more complete than many others I've seen these days: qz.com/india/1746734/angry-twi
But unsurprisingly it ends with a common doubt about Mastodon being a platform filled with echo chambers.

Well, being an italian that in the last days interacted with so many people from India and having learned from many new things about indian society from them it sounds fun 😄

On Mastodon you can find and interact with a huge amount of different communities: LGBT communities based in UK, vegans from the States, german metalheads, Solarpunks, some algerian guys, italian anarchists, french hackers, anime-fans from all around, indian muslims, south american activists...

It's a kind of variety that is rarely encountered on commercial social media.

omg - I realize that I didn't even write my first post correctly.
the emails and in-person titles are NOT even MS Surname, they are MRS Surname.
and always in the case of professional interaction, a formal academic occasion or request when one should be doubly aware of addressing someone as Professor or Doctor.

etiquette reminder for . if you know a colleague is a professor, postdoc, etc. AND you know she has a doctorate, and you still address her as Ms. Surname in writing or f2f instead of Dr Surname, it's quite likely she will be insulted.

why do (some) researchers want to publish different types of literature reviews but then call them all kinds of things *other* than lit reviews? why not just do a lit review? they don't all need to be the 'systematic' type.

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Nearly a billion dollars a year is flowing into the organized #ClimateChange counter-movement: smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/

Wow. Imagine how much #transitions initiatives could do with that kind of funding.

manufactured outrage on US campuses.
Jeffrey Sachs has been following campus terminations since 2014 and the role of Breitbart and other propaganda websites
arcdigital.media/campus-free-s

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Talkhead1: Modern Day Feminism is an attack on men.

Response: Not all men

#NotAllMen

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Reposting my tweet earlier this week, which I forgot to share in Mastodon so here comes.

If you are at all interested in how badly broken this “digital universe” we currently live in is, you should watch this presentation vimeo.com/342972799 and think through your approach of what kind of future for humanity you want.

With great minds like @laura and @aral, there is always hope.

#SurveillanceCapitalism #privacy #InstitutionalCorruption

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Scaring off people we don't want here 

for scholars of research, studies, , , etc. looking at DIY tech, makers and , , design, I'm updating this list of Master's theses and Doctoral dissertations from time to time, now added a few more.
blogs.aalto.fi/makerculture/20

thanks, all, for these great hints. will check out the apps and see what combo works best for me. :)

what tools do you use for personal academic 'project management'? tracking status of papers/studies, stuff to read/prioritize reading, tracking cfps and conferences of interest, various sizes of to-do lists...? one tool or a toolkit of varied apps?
(doesn't necessarily need to be shareable, but some parts could extend to co-author communication)

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We are looking for a Research Intern that will join our Value Chain team and dive into our material supply chains. 🙌 bit.ly/2H8Dkei

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"The troubling reality is that the abundance of our natural resources – gold, coltan, cobalt and other strategic minerals – is the root cause of war, extreme violence and abject poverty." @DenisMukwege@twitter.com #nobelprize lecture 2018 bit.ly/2SLhSyx

Call for Papers: for for All. A distributed conference (free) simultaneously in 6 cities, 3-5 April 2019. Deadline for extended abstracts 31.10.2018.
Bangalore, Beijing, Cape Town, Curitiba, Mexico City, Milan.


lensconference3.org

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We’re delighted to announce that The Global Economy Award 2018 for Business has been rewarded our very own Bas van Abel 🙌
The @kielinstitute@twitter.com award the prize to those who propose path-breaking initiatives addressing the global problems of our time. >> bit.ly/2LLhpsn

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