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Quick update

16 Nov

I did not finish reading my book for SuperWendy’s TBR Challenge–hopefully will post my review on Friday–but I did not want more days to pass without posting. I know that once I get into the habit of *not* writing here, I can just stop doing it for months, and I really don’t want that.

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Twitter, and the death of communities

31 Oct

Felon Husk entered Twitter headquarters a couple of days ago, and the effect of the bullshit libertarian/fascist asshole’s presence was immediately felt. Whether any policies have officially changed or not is irrelevant; what matters is what the users perceive, and all of the users I regularly interact with noticed the change.

Some have already left, some are already planning when and how to leave, and where to go.

There is much to be said about the impact this will have on the world at large, starting with misinformation campaigns directed towards affecting the results of the midterms in the U.S., to democratic efforts in other countries where popular movements depend on twitter for rapid and effective mass communication.

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Hurricane Ian chez aztec

5 Oct

I still live in Central Florida, and a week ago we were on the path of Hurricane Ian.

We were incredibly lucky once again. There was flooding, some of it serious, in parts of the Greater Orlando area, but the wind didn’t do as much damage around here as it could have.

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Reminder: #RomancelandiaMovieNight

13 May

While I’m still not reading anything new to me, I continue to stitch away at the patchwork pouches (much slower than I would like, but progress is happening).

On that note, a brief reminder for anyone wanting to participate in #RomancelandiaMovieNight that I’ll be watching and live-tweeting/-tooting (heh!) THE PHOTOGRAPH (2020), with Isa Rae and Lakeith Stanfield, tomorrow May 14th, at 9PM Eastern.

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