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  1. 2ToPonder Episode One: – INTERTEXTrEVOLUTION

    http://jgregorymcverry.com/2toponder-episode-one/

    —Huffduffed by chrisaldrich

  2. The IndieWeb and Academic Research and Publishing

    A sketch outline for how researchers and educators can utilize IndieWeb philosophies and technologies to disrupt the big business of academic publishing to own their own research and improve academic communication and peer-review.

    https://boffosocko.com/2018/07/28/the-indieweb-and-academic-research-and-publishing/

    —Huffduffed by chrisaldrich

  3. Oakland students dig deep into their own roots to prep for South Africa trip | KALW

    Next Tuesday, more than thirty students from Oakland will get on a plane for South Africa. Some have never even been on a plane; most are Oakland teens;

    http://kalw.org/post/oakland-students-dig-deep-their-own-roots-prep-south-africa-trip#stream/0

    —Huffduffed by stan

  4. Which Had the Superior Military: First or Second World War Germany?

    This is unadorned/unfinished audio of a Dan Carlin discussion about which German military was superior, the First or the Second World War version. Unlike the approach in traditional Hardcore History releases, brevity wins out over depth in this attempt at short-form content from a traditionally long-form creator (note that it is still 50 minutes!)

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    —Huffduffed by jgarber

  5. African American girls share their #MeToo moments — at Oakland high schools | KALW

    Girls of color who attend Oakland Unified schools don’t feel safe from sexual harassment or assault. That’s according to a report commissioned by the

    http://kalw.org/post/african-american-girls-share-their-metoo-moments-oakland-high-schools#stream/0

    —Huffduffed by stan

  6. The Atlantic Interview: Nikole Hannah-Jones

    A conversation with Nikole Hannah-Jones about race, education, and hypocrisy.

    https://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2017/12/progressives-are-undermining-public-schools/548084/

    —Huffduffed by chrisaldrich

  7. 34C3 - Dude, you broke the Future!

    In this talk, author Charles Stross will give a rambling, discursive, and angry tour of what went wrong with the 21st century, why we didn’t see it coming, where we can expect it to go next, and a few suggestions for what to do about it if we don’t like it.

    http://www.antipope.org/charlie/blog-static/2018/01/dude-you-broke-the-future.html

    We’re living in yesterday’s future, and it’s nothing like the speculations of our authors and film/TV producers. As a working science fiction novelist, I take a professional interest in how we get predictions about the future wrong, and why, so that I can avoid repeating the same mistakes. Science fiction is written by people embedded within a society with expectations and political assumptions that bias us towards looking at the shiny surface of new technologies rather than asking how human beings will use them, and to taking narratives of progress at face value rather than asking what hidden agenda they serve.

    In this talk, author Charles Stross will give a rambling, discursive, and angry tour of what went wrong with the 21st century, why we didn’t see it coming, where we can expect it to go next, and a few suggestions for what to do about it if we don’t like it.

    Charles Stross

    https://fahrplan.events.ccc.de/congress/2017/Fahrplan/events/9270.html

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  8. U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS MISSISSIPPI RIVER DOCUMENTARY VALLEY OF THE GIANT 49794

    The United States Army and the Mississippi River Commission explain the importance of the Mississippi River as a major trade waterway in “Valley of the Giant,” a black-and-white from the 1940s. A map (mark 00:55) shows the Mississippi River and its many outlets as the narrator explains its importance and its reach of over 1 million square miles, draining water from more than 30 states and two Canadian provinces. We listen to the slap of paddle wheels on the river (mark 03:17) and see large freighters and ocean vessels make their way through the water as the narrator continues to explain its importance to shipping, linking the Great Lakes to the Seven Seas. The film shows how the river can overflow its banks during a storm (mark 06:06) damaging the surrounding land and endangering life as we see the massive destruction of the delta that resulted from the 1927 flood (mark 07:37).

    Starting at mark 08:40, the film explores the Army Corps of Engineers’ methods of maintaining it as a safe navigational channel and also details how the Corps has built countless levees, dams, floodways and other protective barriers in order to prevent a reoccurrence of the flood. We learn how engineers in the 1930s straightened portions of the river (mark 14:46) between Memphis and Baton Rouge to allow a straighter flow…

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    —Huffduffed by stan

  9. The Contrafabulists: Episode 71

    First broadcast 2017-11-05. This episode deals with tech journalism’s failures to identify tech’s failures

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    Original video: https://soundcloud.com/contrafabulists/episode-71
    Downloaded by http://huffduff-video.snarfed.org/ on Tue, 14 Nov 2017 06:56:57 GMT Available for 30 days after download

    —Huffduffed by chrisaldrich

  10. Evaluating Technology – Jeremy Keith | Render 2017

    We work with technology every day. And every day it seems like there’s more and more technology to understand: graphic design tools, build tools, frameworks and libraries, not to mention new HTML, CSS and JavaScript features landing in browsers. How should we best choose which technologies to invest our time in? When we decide to weigh up the technology choices that confront us, what are the best criteria for doing that? This talk will help you evaluate tools and technologies in a way that best benefits the people who use the websites that we are designing and developing. Let’s take a look at some of the hottest new web technologies and together we will dig beneath the hype to find out whether they will really change life on the web for the better.

    ABOUT JEREMY KEITH

    Jeremy Keith lives in Brighton, England where he makes websites with the splendid design agency Clearleft. You may know him from such books as DOM Scripting, Bulletproof Ajax, and HTML5 For Web Designers.

    He organised the Responsive Day Out series of events and the world’s first Science Hack Day.

    Hailing from Erin’s green shores, Jeremy maintains his link to Irish traditional music running the community site The Session. He also indulges a darker side of his bouzouki-playing in the band Salter Cane.

    Jeremy spends most of his ti…

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    —Huffduffed by jgarber

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