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Take too hot for anywhere but here: apoliticality is a privilege.
If you want to "keep politics out of this space" then you live with the conditions that lofty political decisions will have no impact on your life. You don't live a life where the whims of some talking head can determine weather or not you have a place to sleep tomorrow, or when the next time you'll get a meal will be. To be apolitical is to have no concern for the goings-on of the status quo, which means that it benefits you.

Snark 

GPDR lists "philosophical beliefs" among protected categories of data so this toot should be protected 

"What's a good way to share information online? I know, a 100 mb powerpoint presentation!"

-- someone running this workshop

There's also nice off hand comments like

"When being consulted university lawyers suggest that Mary do X, but instead Mary does Y."

I didn't know we could do that!

Of course, there's no further information on when and why you can just ignore the lawyers.

Training, complaining 

Just received an advice email from our university's financial services and it was written in comic sans.

Shout out to jekyll-scholar, which automatically creates my list of publications and links the papers to the PDF files.

Website update 

Presentation on play, video 

Do I need to use this microphone? 

For #OAWeek, we dive into the fight between academic publisher, Elsevier, and the researchers who are calling foul over their resistance to open access. eff.org/deeplinks/2019/10/dont

Presentation in Helsinki about play 

game studies presentation 

software gripe 

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