Human Rights Watch has produced a series of videos to familiarize immigrants in the US of their rights in interactions with ICE:

With reports that sweeping raids may be scheduled for this weekend, now is a good time to point any immigrants you know to this info.

gwendolyn brooks + puppetry + soul music 

Honestly kinda stunned I've never seen such a simple write up of "how to visit archives" before but this is great so hey here ya go

discussion of sexual harassment in library and code spaces 2/ 

That moment when I have so much on my plate but honestly just want to watch more old videos of Fifi Abdo.

I currently work and live in central Missouri, where there's a lot of flooding; most of the locals say it hasn't been this bad since 1993.

PBS has a list of resources at, and I'm looking to see if Mutual Aid Disaster Relief has any operations out here.

If anyone's interested in helping me out, or can point me in a good direction, please drop me a line.

Anyone work in collection institutions such as libraries, archives, and museums? Currently doing a research paper on deed of gift for digital donations.

Day 2 of our #Mozilla / #LibraryCarpentry global sprint.
I am working on a document about "Decentralisation for the information industries", if you want to have a look and contribute / give feedback ! 😊 ->
#decentralisation #libraries

The Entire Archives of Radical Philosophy Go Online: Read Essays by Michel Foucault, Alain Badiou, Judith Butler & More (1972-2018)

assigned Sarah Ahmed's Warnings post as a required reading for my undergraduate computer ethics class, and we discuss that assignment later this morning

I saw this so you all have to see it now. My condolences.

milkshake politics 

Personal stuff: dust-ups with the ex-spouse. Will probably delete later. 

Personal stuff: dust-ups with the ex-spouse. Will probably delete later. 

Academic double standards from the old guard and my whining about it 

I am coming to the astonishing conclusion that no one under age 24 knows how to use a spreadsheet.

So far, only two of my five students have turned anything in that’s even remotely professional and I feel like an utter failure as an educator.

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