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(i have always been the sort of student that is either a horror or a delight to have in class, with no middle ground. it's just taken me like 26 years of being a student before i stopped feeling bad about it and learned how to seek out teachers who are willing to support what i do to learn and do good work. sorry to all the teachers who couldn't deal with me being kind of a total weirdo!!)

i think there will be a lot of things that the owners would answer on behalf of the dogs, but i also fully belive it's possible for me to establish a dialog with a dog alone and glean some information that i can then interpret!

okay honestly i'm stoked about this extremely silly idea that i am actually dead serious about doing, i have nothing to lose by trying it

i just want to figure out a good method for interviewing dogs, okay!

okay so for this semester's of pollution project what if i do an of urban dog-walking

am i rapidly sliding towards now

(as a reminder of what sort of stuff i am into, last semester i wrote a second person bot ethnography, i have no problems with this trajectory of anthropology-includes-more-than-humans)

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Continuing my personal policy of blocking accounts that do not correspond to real individuals.

Bye bye "faculti"

martin luther king jr. day Show more

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In case you could make use of them, here are pared-down versions of the monthly text/markdown files I use to help organize & log the things I do:
github.com/ryan-p-randall/mont

I use twin versions of these, one for my work stuff & another for the rest of my life.

They'll probably work best in Atom with a few different packages:
- language-markdown
- markdown-folding
- toggle-markdown-task
- tomatimer
- wikilink

They're not sufficient—they don't have reminders—but they do help me!

work/life separation Show more

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environmental justice Show more

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@mooncake on birdsite #icanhazpdf was used to ask for articles you don't have access to, we could do that here? Base rules of conduct were to add some say to send it (email, mostly) and to delete the toot when someone had sent it, so you're not wasting other peoples time.

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Pro-Tip!

For anyone entering college, if you have the money to invest in an e-reader, I highly recommend it. I saved a couple hundred dollars on books alone this semester, and the weight and size of my device is SO much more satisfying than carrying hefty tomes in my bookbag.

You can get fairly cheap Kindle models on Amazon, but if you're not chill with the labor exploitation (hey, me too!), I use a Kobo and absolutely adore it.

early semester vibes (~) Show more

early semester vibes (~) Show more

early semester vibes (~) Show more

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@hvincent lets keep the #transhumanism #book list going (no i don't have anything useful to add, thats why I need yall to keep the list going)

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