https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1536504217742391

“These people are so repressed,” Sarah laughs. “You just have to talk to them sometimes, and they’re shaking. I know as a black woman I am always going to be fetishised to an extent – and the darker you are, the more you are. “They think we are naturally very sensual, all of us are... Continue Reading →

Philosophy Essay: Against Representation

Throughout much of our study and development of human cognition and its replication in the various forms of artificial intelligence, there has been an underlying assumption from which we have based our work...

[Repost] The Green New Deal, Explained

https://youtu.be/GxIDJWCbk6I

December 2019 Quote of the Month

“A popular government without popular information or the means of acquiring it is but a prologue to a farce or a tragedy, or perhaps both. Knowledge will forever govern ignorance: And a people who mean to be their own Governors, must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.” -James Madison

[Repost] Bad typography has ruined more than just the Oscars

https://youtu.be/eZSe4xVXHhI

[Repost] How to Test Your Emotional Maturity

https://youtu.be/tz7zxh9Bfow When the world hurts us, we mustn't first think of how to hurt it back.

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[Repost] LWT W/ John Oliver: Voting Machines

https://youtu.be/svEuG_ekNT0

November 2019 Quote of the Month

"They were careless people[...]- they smashed up things and creatures and then retreated back into their money or their vast carelessness [...], and let other people clean up the mess they had made.- Nick Carraway, The Great Gatsby by Scott Fitzgerald

[Repost] Opulence

https://youtu.be/jD-PbF3ywGo

I was recently assigned to read this entire article/essay/magazine in a class of mine and was blown away by how comprehensive it is. If you guys are just beginning to dip your toes into IT or software development, then this is a must-read! To read: https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2015-paul-ford-what-is-code/

A Million Little Deaths

To the skeptics and the willingly blind, Recently, a friend and I was talking about politics and current events and this phrase was uttered: "I think people are exaggerating. Well, it's not like the world is going to end."Or something to that effect; I don't remember it word-by-word. And immediately, it had a gut-clenching effect... Continue Reading →

Labels in Politics

Merriam-Webster defines identity politics as politics in which groups of people having a racial, religious, ethnic, social, or cultural identity tend to promote their own specific interests or concerns without regard to the interests or concerns of any larger political group.  Identity politics are a persistent part of the American narrative, as they would be... Continue Reading →

[Repost] Bias in Medicine

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TATSAHJKRd8

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