05/03/19

Are.na client

Are.na API

  • Explicitly set cache-control headers for uploaded images
  • Fixed bug in URL service when special characters were in a non-url string

Are.na iOS

  • Fixed a long-standing bug on the connection screen where the keyboard would be in the way of lower search results.

General

  • Wrote seventeenth changelog β’„

Alternative Political Resources Starter Pack

Political catchup:

- Capitalism: The Game by Michael Oman-Reagan:
https://medium.com/@OmanReagan/capitalism-the-game-ad9830907a5d

- PewDiePie and the Problem With (fake) Racism - 2019 by The Serfs:
https://youtu.be/2Orqtf6WgIs

- Nine forces Driving the Rise of Fascism in 2019 by Michael I. Niman:
http://www.dailypublic.com/articles/01142019/nine-forces-driving-rise-fascism-2019

- The Alt-Right Playbook series by Innuendo Studios:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJA_jUddXvY7v0VkYRbANnTnzkA_HMFtQ

- World War F: Weaponized Social Media in the Age of Fascism by Michael I. Niman:
http://www.dailypublic.com/articles/04082019/world-war-f-weaponized-social-media-age-fascism

Internet:

- The Privacy Project by The New York Times:
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/opinion/internet-privacy-project.html

YouTuber recommendations:

Innuendo Studios - https://youtube.com/InnuendoStudios
Shaun - https://youtube.com/ShaunandnotJen
Contrapoints - https://youtube.com/ContraPoints
Peter Coffin - https://youtube.com/petercoffin
NonCompete - https://youtube.com/noncompete
Hbomberguy - https://youtube.com/hbomberguy
The Serfs - https://youtube.com/channel/UCEWrkBTDSYqJzQmp8gxQiMw
Angie Speaks - https://youtube.com/channel/UCUtloyZ_Iu4BJekIqPLc_fQ
Mexie - https://youtube.com/mexie
Kat Blaque - https://youtube.com/katblaque
Intelexual Media - https://youtube.com/OhioStateBarbie
Feminist Frequency - https://youtube.com/feministfrequency
Radical Reviewer - https://youtube.com/RadicalReviewer
Philosophy Tube - https://youtube.com/thephilosophytube
Thought Slime - https://youtube.com/thoughtslime
Lindsay Ellis - https://youtube.com/chezapoctube

Talkshow:

The Majority Report w/ Sam Seder - https://www.youtube.com/SamSeder
Chapo Trap House - https://www.chapotraphouse.com/

Culturally relevant, scant traces of politics:

Wisecrack - https://youtube.com/thugnotes
Jenny Nicholson - https://youtube.com/JennyENicholson

Some places for news:

https://mediamatters.org/
https://workers.org/
https://unicornriot.ninja/
https://itsgoingdown.org/
http://dailypublic.com/ - SUPPORT LOCAL NEWS <3

β€» American right-wing media is trash and most liberal media is half-trash. Please exercise media literacy when consuming for news (see last section)

Website resources:

https://eff.org/
https://fightforthefuture.org/
https://blacksocialists.us/
https://marxists.org/

Browser Stuff:

~! If you can afford it get a VPN !~
https://adblockplus.org | https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UBlock_Origin
https://eff.org/privacybadger
https://eff.org/https-everywhere
https://www.torproject.org/


Media Literacy 101

With EVERY communication you receive, ask yourself:

  • Who is saying this?
  • Who is the INTENDED RECIPIENT?
  • What is REALLY being said (subtext)?
  • What ACTION do they seek to trigger?
  • Who will BENEFIT from that action?
  • Are any manipulation tactics being used?
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