Me: "omg how does anyone manage the decision fatigue of a restaurant with more than 5 entrees on the menu or a drugstore with 30 flavors of toothpaste"
Also me: "Why yes let me do a lit review for this new topic and download 200 citations, I'm sure I'll figure out the best article to start with when I return to this in 2 months"
tiny thing to fight surveillance capitalism
urls often contain tracking information added to the end of them. when you are linking articles, stuff like the "utm_source" and "fbclid" sections allow people to track where you got the link from and how you are spreading it. this allows cops & corps to map out social groups.
while you can remove that stuff by hand, there's a firefox/chrome addon called "neat URL" that comes with an existing blocklist that automatically cleans off a lot of that stuff.
Hi all, just found this instance and thought I'd make a quick #introduction.
I'm sadly not a student anymore, graduated a few years back with a masters in bioethics and bachelors in medical anthropology and evolutionary biology. I've got a variety of interests ranging from computer science, medicine, cognitive science, theatre, literature, and linguistics.
Looking forward to interacting with you all!
Background in bioethics, medical anthropology, and evolutionary biology. Perpetually curious.
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