Many thanks to @[email protected] for allowing me to use their drawing https://twitter.com/paxiti/status/994615716518158336 as my new userpic!
OK, I am a software engineer? Interested in interpersonal relationships and future and AI and speculative fiction? Unable to create art or to have a physical exercise but able to chat on the internets from the comfort of my couch (which is especially comfortable when my spouse is there)?
“A college class had two teaching assistants: one male and one female. At the end of the semester, the students scored the male TA higher on course evaluations, while the female TA got five times as many negative reviews.
There’s just one problem: They were the same person” https://twitter.com/ufnews/status/1323995908690771970
If your reaction upon reading this is “Well they shouldn’t have come into this country...” congratulations, you are a soulless ghoul. https://twitter.com/waltshaub/status/1302634808355545088
I think a big problem with kids' allegories for racism is it's like "the green people and the purple people hated each other just for being the other color, isn't that silly?" and not "the purple people kidnapped the green people and treated them like livestock for 100s of years"
@BellaRizinti This may be helpful:
The Port that was destroyed in the #BeirutBlast was a main point in distributing food to the country. The wheat silos were destroyed. This is horrific for a country already going through an economic crisis, with many unable to afford food.
#HongKong has begun to ban democrats from election, including: Alvin Yeung, Dennis Kwok, Kwok Ka-ki, Tat Cheng, Lester Shum, Tiffany Yuen, Cheng Chung-tai & Gwyneth Ho. More to follow. https://twitter.com/HongKongFP/status/1288749479332442117
In making the arrests, GovHK & Beijing admit that a teen on Facebook is a challenge to the economic and military capacity of the People's Republic - a country of a 1.3 billion people, 2 million soldiers & 5,000 years of history.
Round-up of reactions: https://twitter.com/HongKongFP/status/1288700190048899073
It begins: Election hopefuls were given 24 hours to respond.
Some candidates who took part in the democratic primary election 2 weeks ago were asked if they would veto the gov't motions if the pro-democracy camp secured a majority. https://twitter.com/HongKongFP/status/1287249960531099648