A: My nose is hurty but I can’t stop scratching
C: Daddy is a man. Mommy is a person. Daddy is a flying away on business man. Mommy is a person.
D: Dogs don’t use money but I have I have a red truck in my house, I have a red truck I got last month
Potential Has a Shelf Life
Margaret Atwood wrote that “potential has a shelf life.” In this case, sometimes potential lives on a shelf.
Things I Found In the Closets of my Childhood Bedroom (And Have No Intention of Throwing Away)
Yesterday I arrived in the unnamed portion of Ohio that I called home for fifteen years of my life. If you’re wondering, it’s not “unnamed” because I’m trying to protect my privacy; it’s unnamed because it’s a vast expanse of suburb that quite literally has no name.
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Unicode releases fonts for different languages incrementally. What Google is trying with Noto is a large-scale roll-out of fonts consistent with the Unicode Standard — so that now people all over the world can make web pages, apps, and URLs — all in their own languages.
Can there be a Love and Rockets movie just so Cassandra Steele aka Manny Santos can be in it please.
Here is how the internship scam works. It’s not about a “skills” gap. It’s about a morality gap.
1) Make higher education worthless by redefining “skill” as a specific corporate contribution. Tell young people they have no skills.
2) With “skill” irrelevant, require experience. Make internship sole path to experience. Make internships unpaid, locking out all but rich.
3) End on the job training for entry level jobs. Educated told skills are irrelevant. Uneducated told they have no way to obtain skills.
4) As wealthy progress on professional career path, middle and lower class youth take service jobs to pay off massive educational debt.
5) Make these part-time jobs not “count” on resume. Hire on prestige, not skill or education. Punish those who need to work to survive.
6) Punish young people who never found any kind of work the hardest. Make them untouchables — unhireable.
7) Tell wealthy people they are “privileged” to be working 40 hrs/week for free. Don’t tell them what kind of “privileged” it is.
8) Make status quo commentary written by unpaid interns or people hiring unpaid interns. They will tell you it’s your fault.
9) Young people, it is not your fault. Speak out. Fight back. Bankrupt the prestige economy.
— The moral bankruptcy of the internship economy | Sarah Kendzior (via brutereason)