The men of colour don't come out looking particularly great either: while they think that racist trash talk is wrong, sexist trash talk is seen as a normal part of gaming culture.
Ortiz SM (2019) The meanings of racist and sexist trash talk for men of color: A cultural sociological approach to studying gaming culture. New Media & Society 21(4). SAGE Publications: 879–894. DOI: 10.1177/1461444818814252.
This article about using a GPT-3 chatbot for emotional support was really something.
My university (MIT) and Harvard just sold their (our?) previously nonprofit online education operation to a publicly traded company for $800 million https://news.mit.edu/2021/mit-harvard-transfer-edx-2u-0629
1,000-year-old remains in Finland may be non-binary iron age leader
Well. Non-binary isn't quite right -- we can't know how they identified -- but the person probably had an intersex condition, Klinefelter syndrome.
The #IPPC report was published today. Read what science wrote directly.
Everyone here should be able to read the Summary for Policy Makers, not? If policy makers can understand it. 😉
For people like me the Technical Summary is written.
The full report is enormous. TBH, I will only read parts near to my own studies. As an idealistic young researcher I once bought the full paper report, but it is just too much.
…I’m seeing people say “just don’t use an iPhone.” It’s not that simple when everyday things like financial apps with two-factor authentication are locked into the two main platforms.
We need legislation to ensure critical services use open standards so you can use your Pinephone to buy lunch in the future.
It’s shocking how easily some folks jump to “just go live in a cave.” No, that’s not an acceptable alternative. We deserve to partake in modern life without sacrificing our human rights…
Could you use a good laugh?
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