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Odd Numbers: Algorithms alone can’t meaningfully hold other algorithms accountable.

Going out with friends.

(I'd love a instagram-to-masto, and a instapaper-to-masto feature. Maybe a IFTTT thing?)

learning circle session 2, this wednesday.

In this session we discuss Guy Debord's Society of Spectacle, chapters 1, 2 and 6.

PDF links and more info about the project:

It's true the Myth of Progress fails us as we face anthropocene, and christian eschatology won't help us either. We need a myth that helps us navigate it.

Anna Tsing suggests Precarity.

Gone is Progress, with Individuals operating under Hierarchy
Welcome to Precarity, with Cyborgs operating under Assemblages

Below are some quotes from the book 'The Mushroom at the End of the World'.

Dunno if I posted here... But mom's friends visiting from Brazil, so we got family together for dinner in a Bangladeshi restaurant.

Me nephew just told me you can type "typewriter" using only the first row of the keyboard.

Now I know.

Trying to dig in on a new book, The Mushroom at the End of the World, by Anna Tsing.

About anthropocene and well, 🍄. Matsutake como mestre nesses tempos precários.

Goodbye moose.

(Or if anyone nearby knows kintsugi, I'm all ears)

It's still somewhat plasticky, but I will get better with practice.