Masto #introduction time 💃🏻
I’m B Cordelia Yu, I’m Taiwanese-American transfemme enby, and a content & editorial strategist mostly working around issues of science/environmental/social justice, civictech, and academic coms.
My research is on deliberative democracy and political cognition. I seem to be giving a lot of talks about inclusion in tech and participatory organizing for social justice.
@thebestsophist You mean the Zotero WebDAV?
@bgcarlisle tbh, I’m not sure. the git repos have crap documentation. I want to run my own server that I can invite others to share research (instead of syncing to zotero.org).
@thebestsophist Hmm yeah that might be trickier
@bgcarlisle 😭 story of my life
@thebestsophist Yeah, I"ve summed up grad school to people outside it as follows:
"Oh here's an interesting question that will be easy to answer definitively!"
~ 4 years later ~
"We have an outline for a preliminary framework that—"
*breaks down sobbing*
@thebestsophist I've half-heartedly tried to start using Zotero a few times and it's never stuck. I have so much data in Mendeley it's so often almost so useful. It is also frustrating though (other than being Elsevier, which, ya) because on most setups I use the font is somewhere between size 4 and 6. I'm guessing, but it's unreadable on my MS surface for example. I just tried JabRef recently and it's quite good. Ugly and clunky but fast and adjustable.
@markcrowley i need something that allows sharing collections with a group, which is why i want to switch from mendeley to zotero.
@thebestsophist greetings! are there links to any of your talks about inclusion in tech and participatory organizing? they're both interests of mine as well ...
Two from Sustainable UX:
The 2017 talk was sort of a continuation of the first, but you don’t need to watch the first one to understand the second.
And there’s a blog post on a workshop at opengovhub on participatory organizing last week: http://opengovhub.org/opengov-guestvoices/5/2017/participatory-organizing-from-co-op-to-network-to-mass-movement
@thebestsophist thanks! looking forward to checking them out!
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