My Two Cents: It's Christmas. Oy. →
suzzyroche: I swore I wouldn’t shop this year. Surely, the gifts I’d like to give couldn’t be found in a place called Uniqlo. And yet, I’m embarrassed to report, I actually went there ~ all the way to Thirty Fourth Street no less ~ and I went TWICE. Believe me, I was not alone. So, first of all, Suzzy Roche has a blog; second of all, it’s on Tumblr, third of all she wrote a post about...
“A New Code of Character” →
Faruk Ateş posts again on the subject of sexism and inclusiveness in tech industries, and as usual makes some really important points. See also: his May post on the subject, as well as this one from Dylan C. Lathrop on GOOD.
"Open Letter to Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi,"... →
Brown writes of a demonstration that took place on Friday, 18 Nov 2011, “against tuition increases and police brutality on UC campuses on Tuesday”: I write to you and to my colleagues for three reasons: 1) to express my outrage at the police brutality which occurred against students engaged in peaceful protest on the UC Davis campus today 2) to hold you accountable for this police...
American Censorship Day →
On [16 November 2011], Congress holds hearings on the first American Internet censorship system. This bill can pass. This… might be important.
The ARPANET Dialogues →
poptech: In the period between 1975 and 1979, the Agency convened a rare series of conversations between an eccentric cast of characters representing a wide range of perspectives within the contemporary social, political and cultural milieu. The ARPANET Dialogues is a serial document which archives these conversations. Even more unusual perhaps was the specific circumstances of the conversation:...
Gaza child artist responds to the censoring of his... →
Following last month’s decision by the Museum of Children’s Art (MOCHA) in Oakland, California, to shut down an art exhibition of drawings by Palestinian children in Gaza, one of the child artists included in the exhibit has illustrated his response to being censored.
Is there a good (or at least known) way to signal to low-vision web users that transcripts are available, especially a way that’s searchable? Something like a tag?