Wednesday, June 1st, 2022

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He Quit Google to Work on Climate Change

6/1/2022 7:03 am | | Tags: climate change, google, technology

Eurovision - All the Best Things About Europe with None of the Genocide

6/1/2022 8:25 am | | Tags: europe, eurovision, humor

A cute ad from the Saudi government asking their citizens to not invite census workers in for coffee. An interesting peek into different the different culture where the census worker can't decline without being very rude.

6/1/2022 10:13 am | | Tags: culture, census, saudi arabia

Natalie Diaz on the Mojave Language and Where English Fails Us

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While sharing meals throughout our residency discussing literature, politics, and love, Natalie's precision and passion around language was immediately apparent. In addition to teaching at Arizona State University and writing poetry, Natalie actively works to preserve the Mojave language with its last remaining speakers. "My body is its own lexicon and I also fight for a language, in Mojave and English, that helps me to hold it in the space of love." It's an out of time place. Natalie went on to say that this is one of the ways she "Refuses to be prophesied" by the English language and works hard to be capacious in English.

6/1/2022 12:55 pm | | Tags: linguistics, language, english, mojave, first nations

World’s largest organism found in Australia

6/1/2022 3:14 pm | | Tags: science, ocean, australia

A tool that shows you things near you that need photos on Wikipedia

6/1/2022 6:36 pm | | Tags: geography, photography, wikipedia

A thread discussing the historical context of society's view of Star Wars

AKA why problematic white-centric views are so prevalent (though not the majority) of Star Wars fans

6/1/2022 8:17 pm | | Tags: star wars, us history, racism

Ted Lasso to end after Season 3

Seeing discussion online that next season will be the show's last. I hate it, and I love it. I hate that the show is ending, but love that we're not going to see the show fade away and limp into the sunset.

6/1/2022 10:29 pm | | Tags: ted lasso, television, apple, streaming
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