If 20% of a group are harassers (evenly across genders), & the group has more men than women… then each woman gets 16x more bad experiences than each man.
The Petrie Multiplier: in a group where x% are bullies/harassers, the minority will feel it (x/100)^2 more.
This blog post has stuck with me through the years. I like the maths in it, & I like the conclusion that attacking sexism/racism etc doesn't have to be an attack on the majority.
Good blog about testing and graphics - what is a test suite you can maintain and gives you actionable results? https://bartwronski.com/2019/08/14/how-not-to-test-graphics-algorithms/
Nice to see git addressing some of command line complexities. "checkout" command is way complexicated, the new "switch" and "restore" make sense. https://github.blog/2019-08-16-highlights-from-git-2-23/
"Are you magic?" the child asked
"What is your definition of magic?" the robot replied.
"Uhm... Things that can not be explained by science."
"Then I am not magic. But you are."
"All the best things of all you human people - curiosity, creativity, compassion - are magic."
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories
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I liked this article a lot:
“how to do nothing” by Jenny Odell https://link.medium.com/QKXFxynE1Y
It's about doing nothing, i.e. finding mental/emotional space in a relentless attention economy. It's very long. It's meandering and sometimes complex. But I think it was (and is) worth reading.
Toni Morrison, from a speech she gave in 1981. Gosh this seems relevant to just about any kind of creative work these days. thx @jomc
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