Reading Agamben's *Stanze* you can know so intimate things as Ficino's astrological chart showing a "Saturnum in Aquario ascendentem", making him melancholy inclined...

More stuff for procrastination or the alternative curiosity research has arrived.

To think, is the main point of the thesis. To make a proposal, as hard as it takes. To break the brain with the tons of information you've read.

I love how anxiety is like: oh you had a good day WELL WHAT IF YOU LOST YOUR JOB

thanks anxiety

Huh ...
"Unfortunately, however, ProtonMail was recently forced to cooperate with Swiss authorities in providing user data (date of account creation), which was subsequently handed over to American security authorities and enforcement agencies." #protonmail

I'll have a third language reading comprehension exam as a PhD requirement. So I will be preparing myself reading French literary and philosophical texts toute la semaine for next thursday!

Wish me luck. :pika:

(Should I do the same with videogames twisting language options?)

Hello everyone, I’m a Portuguese student starting to think about my thesis. I have an interest in understanding user’s opinions about some of Mastodon’s core features. I would love to get some advice on how to make my work the best it can be! At the moment I am having trouble figuring out how to create a sample of an instance’s population that can be considered representative and achieved in an ethical way. Thank you all very much in advance I look forward to meeting you all!

"The charisma of this school has even captured the notice of celebrities in other fields, with the popular musician Bjôrk having engaged incorrespondence with OOO author Timothy Morton, and the actor Benedict Cumberbatch having listened attentively to one of my lectures at a private residence in London in 2014"
(G. Harman, OOO)

These are credentials, I guess, or celebrities are curious about philosophy.

This philosophical claim touches poetry (not in a rethorical fashion but to what poetry could point out):

"Reality is the rock against which our various ships always founder"

(G. Harman, OOO)

"Socrate's famous name for his profession, philosophia, means the love of wisdom rather than the possession of it. This attitude differs at its root from mathematics and the sciences, which aspire to obtain knowledge rather than merely to love it"
(Graham Harman - Object Oriented Ontology)

That brings a lot of questions about what 'knowledge' should be... (and a subtle turn to heideggerian critical sight regarding technology & the sciences?)

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Open science, #foss and #opendata are flourishing. And it is much needed too. Browse the list and suggest your own resources, either by creating an issue or sending a PR.

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Love how Gerrard Winstanley & the Diggers just called out oppression clearly:

"And that this Civil Propriety is the Curse, is manifest thus, Those that Buy and Sell Land, and are landlords, have got it either by Oppression, or Murther, or Theft; and all landlords lives in the breach of the Seventh and Eighth Commandments, Thou shalt not steal, or kill."

- From "The True Levellers Standard Advanced" (1649)

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