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manderson

@manderson@mastodon.social

Educator, Reader, Thinker, Writer, Runner

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manderson, to China
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“No matter where you go, the eyes of the motherland are never far away and are always watching and caring about you.”

#China

https://www.propublica.org/article/oklahoma-marijuana-china-diplomat-visits?taid=65fd4b049bd6bb00019219b9&utm_campaign=trueanthem&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&s=09

manderson, to climate
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"“The climate risk information coming from the science community is simply indigestible by the financial markets,” De Meyer says, “which means they continually underestimate the dangers of climate change.”

#climatechange #climatecrisis #language

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/people-have-very-different-understandings-of-even-the-simplest-words/

manderson, to environment
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"Air pollution particles from coal-fired power plants are more harmful to human health than many experts realized, and it’s more than twice as likely to contribute to premature deaths as air pollution particles from other sources, new research demonstrates."

Whoops!

#pollution #environment

https://theconversation.com/pollution-from-coal-power-plants-contributes-to-far-more-deaths-than-scientists-realized-study-shows-218231

manderson, to privacy
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"Without an effective global regulator...a crucial part of the world's cybersecurity infrastructure is left to rely on the goodwill of this one man on the Gold Coast."

#cybersec #privacy #security

https://it.slashdot.org/story/23/09/24/201233/behind-the-scenes-at-have-i-been-pwned?utm_source=feedly1.0mainlinkanon&utm_medium=feed

manderson, to opensource
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"Ubuntu not only allowed us to catch up with other districts’ technology offerings, but to leap past them and become the new trendsetters for the region."

#OpenSource #Ubuntu #IT #schools

https://ubuntu.com//blog/ubuntu-in-education-a-k-12-it-directors-experience

coachtony, to random
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I like this.

manderson,
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@coachtony Tyler Cowen has said something very similar in this interview w/ Ezra Klein:

"What can I do with my body, with respect to this question?"

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/10/opinion/ezra-klein-podcast-tyler-cowen.html

manderson, to paganism
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"There is no longer a need to enter into a forest or go to the shore to find an object that connects practitioners to Mother Nature. Instead, the object can be sent right to individuals’ homes."

#consumerism #witchcraft #paganism #nature

https://theconversation.com/as-witchcraft-becomes-a-multibillion-dollar-business-practitioners-connection-to-the-natural-world-is-changing-209677

manderson, to america
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"From St Louis to Albuquerque, I had over 1,000 miles to cover. I had planned to read, but none of the overhead lights worked. Many of the buses are slowly falling apart."

#GreyhoundBus #America

https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2023/jul/26/america-roadtrip-greyhound-bus?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Other

manderson, to random
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“It’s like a game of Jenga where we’re at the top,” she said. “We’re in the sixth mass extinction and the more chemicals we introduce, the more radical changes we introduce, the more precarious it gets.

“These animals are leaving one by one and the integrity of the tower is depleting, even if we might not feel it right now. At some point, the tower’s going to fall.”

#CocaineShark #extinction #pollution #ecology

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2023/jul/22/cocaine-sharks-drugs-florida-coast?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Other

manderson, to climate
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"Amid record-shattering warmth this February, BP scaled back an earlier goal of lowering its emissions by 35% by 2030, saying it will aim for a 20 to 30% cut instead. ExxonMobil quietly withdrew funding for a heavily publicized effort to use algae to create low-carbon fuel. And Shell announced that it would not increase its investments in renewable energy this year, despite earlier promises to dramatically slash its emissions."

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2023/jul/16/big-oil-climate-pledges-extreme-heat-fossil-fuel?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Other

manderson, to random
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"Croesus, king of Lydia beginning in 560 BC, tested the oracles of the world to discover which gave the most accurate prophecies."


https://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=58607&utm_source=feedly&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=the-age-of-socratic-ai

manderson, to random
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"Croesus, king of Lydia beginning in 560 BC, tested the oracles of the world to discover which gave the most accurate prophecies."


https://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=58607&utm_source=feedly&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=the-age-of-socratic-ai

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