Helen Boyd posted about two cool Chrome extensions:
- Jailbreak the Patriarchy switches “he” and “she” pronouns as well as other gendered words (mother, father, etc)
- Jailbreak the Binary swaps all gendered pronouns for gender neutral ones.
this is amazing
MOOCs are not the end of higher education as we know it or the great answer to democratic learning. It’s not even particularly innovative. It is performing innovation in the way that removing our belts at airport security is performing security.
The real innovation will come when elite education can be downloaded without a credit card to a cheap tablet bought at Family Dollar by a kid in rural America who uses it to learn how to apply for college which is still, it turns out, the best bet for the social capital that fuels upward mobility.”
- MOOCs, Coursera, Online Education and Performing Innovation « tressiemc (via anothergirlontheirt)
The 2013 Emory Alien Bodies: Race, Space, Sex and the African Diaspora Conference is pleased to announce a Logo Contest!
The conference explores such questions as: how do we begin to understand the ways in which race, space, and sex configure “the alien” within spaces allegedly…
I like how despite these being pixel themed these sort of bypass the “omg geek chic” aesthetic and just go “cool looking” territory. I like the top ones the most.I NEED THESE FOR TRICKSTER COSPLAY OMG ASDHGHALGLAHFJDJGJSCN
I need them all
I’d wear the middle pair…
Bernard Frischer’s virtual reconstruction of Hadrian’s Villa takes the trendy genre of digital models of ancient cities and monuments to a trippy new level, complete with a Hadrian avatar as guide. Makes me want to go back to the “Art of Video Games” exhibit at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
A Meeting at the Kitchen Table: POC Feminists Envisioning the Future
POC Caucus CFP SEWSA 2013
Calling on some of our People of Color feminist foremothers, the POC Caucus panel hopes to examine where we are as POC academics, cultural workers, and artists and where we’d like to be. As…