At the multinational corp, I don’t always get to join meetings where I need to be active all the time. Sometimes, I might just be there in case there is a question for me. So when those meetings are remote, I found a new way to beat the feeling of wasting my time. I draw portraits of my colleagues.
They’re still enough to make this quite easy. They don’t notice I’m actually drawing them. And while I stay focused on the conversation, my eyes, brain and hand relax at following these lines.
Sauver l’économie capitaliste ou sauver la planète? | Le Club de Mediapart
It feels to me that passive aggressive attitudes are really harder to deal with over remote sessions than IRL.
Oh god. The garbage fire that is #Apple Developer "status".
Why do I need to fill in so many forms in order to write code and publish a binary that will run on MacOS?
I'm just giving up.
"As the planet warms, new authoritarian movements in the West are embracing a toxic combination of climate denial, racism and misogyny. Rather than consider these resentments separately, this article interrogates their relationship through the concept of petro-masculinity, which appreciates the historic role of fossil fuel systems in buttressing white patriarchal rule. Petro-masculinity is helpful to understanding how the anxieties aroused by the Anthropocene can augment desires for authoritarianism. The concept of petro-masculinity suggests that fossil fuels mean more than profit; fossil fuels also contribute to making identities, which poses risks for post-carbon energy politics. Moreover, through a psycho-political reading of authoritarianism, I show how fossil fuel use can function as a violent compensatory practice in reaction to #gender and #climate trouble."
"These extraordinary times provide a unique opportunity for brands to develop a personal relationship with their customers and bond with them around what matters most for everyone".
Says right now every marketing department of every supermarket, health care provider, hotel chain, travel agency, car pooling service, public library, organic shop, gym club, movie rental place somehow still in business,...
So. Yeah. I've finally met him. At the coffee machine. This morning. Cool guy. Of course. End of story.
"The scariest thing about COVID-19 is that it looks like a JIRA ticket"
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