Watching the Black Body

Malkia Cyril: In December 2017, FBI agents forced Rakem Balogun and his fifteen-year-old son out of their Dallas home. They arrested Balogun on charges of illegal firearms possession and seized a book called Negroes with Guns. After being denied bail and spending five months in prison, Balogun was released with all charges dropped. To hisContinue reading “Watching the Black Body”

My big lifehack currently is to listen to podcasts and instructional videos at 2x speed. My brain can take in all the info, but in half the time. Works best for content that is mostly spoken words, obviously. But it has gotten me back into both learning & listening regularly.

Related to last post—I still have a lot of love for Mozilla Firefox, and the current ‘Quantum’ version is a major improvement. And I’m a big fan of their Container system for isolating various groups of websites so they cannot leak tracking info or follow you elsewhere.

The deadly truth about a world built for men – from stab vests to car crashes – Life and style – The Guardian James Brown was right when he sang “It’s A Man’s World”… but it turns out that it’s woman who is nothing, or rather absent from data modelling.

Just tried out sharing a link to Micro.blog app on iPad via Share Sheet. The only problem is that there’s no way to refer back to the article, because the Share Sheet obscures it. So it works best if you don’t want to add anything, or have something short and pithy in mind.